Trump surveyed Mar-a-Lago members over gun control in wake of school shooting: report

President TrumpDonald John TrumpFederal watchdog accuses VOA parent company of wrongdoing under Trump appointee Lawsuit alleges 200K Georgia voters were wrongly purged from registration list Ivanka Trump gives deposition in lawsuit alleging misuse of inauguration funds MORE asked members at his Mar-a-Lago resort about gun control issues following a shooting at a nearby Florida high school, The Washington Post reported Sunday.

Trump during the holiday weekend reportedly asked members about whether he should take an active stance on gun control laws. He also told them that he was closely watching the media appearances made by student survivors of the shooting, according to the Post.


Student survivors called on Trump and lawmakers to take action on gun control after the shooting left 17 people dead. Several survivors made appearances on Sunday morning shows.

The White House announced Sunday that Trump will host a "listening session" with students to discuss school safety measures.

And the president met with survivors of the shooting in the hospital on Friday, as well as first responders and law enforcement.

The president reportedly spent the weekend watching television and complaining about special counsel Robert MuellerRobert (Bob) MuellerBarr taps attorney investigating Russia probe origins as special counsel CNN's Toobin warns McCabe is in 'perilous condition' with emboldened Trump CNN anchor rips Trump over Stone while evoking Clinton-Lynch tarmac meeting MORE's Russia probe, according to the Post.

He also met with Speaker Paul RyanPaul Davis RyanPaul Ryan calls for Trump to accept results: 'The election is over' Bottom line Democratic anger rises over Trump obstacles to Biden transition MORE (R-Wis.) to discuss various legislative priorities. The pair also discussed the shooting, according to the White House.

Trump lashed out on Twitter throughout the weekend, slamming the FBI over the Florida shooting, criticizing his national security adviser H.R. McMaster and attacking the probe into ties between his campaign on Russia.