Trump Jr. attacks YouTube, PETA after shooting

Donald Trump Jr.Donald (Don) John TrumpTrump Jr.'s book, 'Triggered,' to be published in November Trump campaign selling branded plastic straws as alternative to 'liberal paper straws' The Hill's Morning Report — Trump retreats on census citizenship question MORE went after People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) and YouTube early Wednesday morning following a shooting at YouTube’s California headquarters.

The president’s son took to Twitter after news broke that the suspected shooter who opened fired at the YouTube offices on Tuesday was an animal rights activist.

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“You think there’s any chance whatsoever that a mass shooters hateful Instagram and YouTube channels would be pulled immediately if they were NRA members as opposed to liberal Vegan PETA activists?” Trump Jr. tweeted. “Asking for a few million friends in the @NRA.”

The family of the accused shooter, Nasim Aghdam, said she had a longstanding grudge against YouTube for removing her videos.

Her father, Ismail Aghdam, said she “hated” the company because YouTube reportedly removed or demonetized her videos.

Their policy only allows certain types of videos to make money off of advertisements.

Trump Jr. tweeted multiple times about the shooting in defense of the National Rifle Association (NRA) which has been battling student activists recently after a February shooting in a Florida high school left 17 dead.

He responded to a tweet wondering if the left would try to find a way to blame the YouTube shooting on “right-wing gun nuts.”

Trump Jr. also said that CNN, a frequent target of his father, wouldn’t cover the political leanings of the shooter and would focus on covering special counsel Robert MuellerRobert (Bob) Swan MuellerThis week: Mueller dominates chaotic week on Capitol Hill Top Republican considered Mueller subpoena to box in Democrats Kamala Harris says her Justice Dept would have 'no choice' but to prosecute Trump for obstruction MORE’s Russia investigation instead.

The business mogul also retweeted from right-wing accounts saying the mainstream media would bury Aghdam’s involvement with PETA.

Four people were injured after the shooting in San Bruno, Calif., on Monday. The woman police believe is Aghdam died of a “self-inflicted” wound.

A trauma surgeon who helped treat victims of the shooting called for an end to gun violence after “a terrible day. In the United States.”

President TrumpDonald John TrumpChelsea Clinton announces birth of third child Ukrainian officials and Giuliani are sharing back-channel campaign information: report Trump attacks 'the Squad' as 'racist group of troublemakers' MORE tweeted on Tuesday that his “thoughts and prayers” were with those involved.