President Donald J. Trump’s Calls with Parkland, Florida Mayor Christine Hunschofsky, Broward County Commissioner Michael Udine, and Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Principal Ty Thompson
Washington, DC: 2.17.2018 – President Donald J. Trump spoke today with Parkland, Florida Mayor Christine Hunschofsky, Broward County Commissioner Michael Udine, and Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Principal Ty Thompson to express condolences and offer support to the students, families, and community of Parkland. President Trump thanked Mayor Hunschofsky for her leadership and dedication to her city and its residents. He spoke with Commissioner Udine, who has family who attend the school but were not injured, regarding the need to continue to help victims, their families, and others traumatized by the shooting. The President praised Principal Thompson for his resolve in the face of danger to help students reach safety and his commitment to helping the community recover. The President commended the work of State and local officials following the tragedy, as well as the local law enforcement and first responders who helped save many lives. Finally, President Trump reiterated to each official that the Nation stands with Parkland and that its residents are not alone.