At listening session with Trump, some victims of gun violence push school security

President Donald Trump speaks as he hosts a listening session with high school students, teachers and parents in the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

Much of the conversation centered less around gun control, which has been hotly debated nationwide since the shooting, and more around ways to improve security at schools.

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The notes included numbered questions and comments for those in attendance, including: “What would you most want me to know about your experience?” and “I hear you.”

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