Trump: Armed Instructors Would Have Helped Umpqua

October 5, 2015

Donald Trump, a leading candidate for the Republican presidential nomination, said the deaths at Umpqua Community College on Thursday would have been minimized had instructors been armed, CNN reported. "By the way, it was a gun-free zone," he said at a campaign event in Tennessee. "Let me tell you, if you had a couple teachers with guns in that room, you would have been a hell of a lot better off."

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