According to President Donald Trump, things may have turned out differently had he been at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida, during the recent shooting.
The president claims he would have run into the high school—unarmed if necessary—to help during the deadly school shooting almost two weeks ago, according to the Associated Press.
“I really believe I’d run in there even if I didn’t have a weapon,” he told state governors visiting the White House on Monday. “I think most of the people in this room would have done that, too,” he continued.
Trump made his comments while also criticizing the law enforcement officers who failed to run into the school while 19-year-old Nikolas Cruz killed 17 people and injured dozens. Trump says the deputies “weren’t exactly Medal of Honor winners.”
The Broward County Sheriff’s Office is investigating allegations that multiple deputies failed to enter the high school during the shooting. One deputy resigned last week after it was revealed that he arrived at the scene of the shooting armed, but failed to go inside, according to the Washington Post.