Trump: journalists should not be afraid, as a ‘violent attacked while you do your work’

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A closer look at the police response to the shooting at the ” capital-Gazette.’

President Trump on Friday reacted to the “horrible shooting” Thursday in the capital Gazette newsroom in Annapolis, Maryland, saying: journalists cannot be the target for attacks.

“Journalists, like all Americans, should be free of the fear, violently attacked while doing their job,” Trump said at an event in the East Room marking the six-month anniversary of the passage of tax cuts.

Police said Jarrod W. Ramos, 38, was blasted with a shotgun to make his way in the editorial Board of capital-Gazette with a pump-action, kill five people in one of the most deadly attacks on journalists in US history.

On Friday, Trump, the often criticized press coverage of his White house, hit a dull sound, called it a “terrible, terrible event.” He said the attack “shocked the conscience of our nation and filled our hearts with grief.”

“My government will not rest until we have done everything in our power to reduce violent crime and to protect innocent life,” Trump said. “We will never your side.”

Ramos had a well-documented history of harassment of the paper’s journalists, a feud that began seemingly to bother about a column about Ramos, he is guilty a woman. He filed a libel suit against the paper in 2012, which was thrown, as unfounded, and he railed often against its employees in the profanity laced tweets.


The police said that the video-recorded surveillance, the attack began with a shotgun blast, which destroyed the glass entrance, to the open newsroom.

Journalists crawled under the Desk, and sought other places to hide, describe, agonizing minutes of terror, as she heard his steps, and the repeated explosions of the weapon.

Officers quickly responded and arrested him without firing a shot, according to police. They recovered a gun and said he also carried grenades, smoke. Around 300 local, state and Federal officials converged on the scene.

A judge on Friday denied Ramos ‘ bail.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

Alex Pappas is a political reporter at Follow him on Twitter at @Alex Pappas.

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