President Donald Trump says the armed officer who didn't stop the gunman who carried out last week's Florida massacre was either a "coward" or "didn't react properly under pressure."
Trump was departing the White House for the Conservative Political Action Conference when he said: "When it came time to get in there and do something" Florida deputy Scot Peterson "didn't have the courage or something happened."
Trump added, "he certainly did a poor job, there's no question about that."
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Trump is calling the episode "a real shot to the police department" and says this "could have been prevented."