A student who survived Wednesday's mass shooting at a Florida high school is pleading with Congress to take action to prevent another mass shooting.
"Please, this is the 18th one this year. That's unacceptable. We're children. You guys are the adults," David Hogg said during an interview on CNN.
"You need to take some action and play a role. Work together, come over your politics and get something done."
Hogg said that the fact that there have been so many school shootings "is a testament to where this country has come."
"We need to dig out of this hole. We need to step out of it and take a look back and realize there's something seriously wrong here," he said.
"And some of our policymakers ... need to look in the mirror and take some action because, ideas are great, but without action, ideas stay ideas and children die.”
The shooting Wednesday at a Florida high school left at least 17 people dead and more than a dozen wounded.
President TrumpDonald TrumpCapitol fencing starts coming down after 'Justice for J6' rally Netanyahu suggests Biden fell asleep in meeting with Israeli PM Aides try to keep Biden away from unscripted events or long interviews, book claims MORE and multiple other lawmakers have since offered their thoughts and prayers in the wake of the shooting.
Trump is set to speak Thursday morning about the deadly shooting.