NY Daily News rips Trump for golfing amid funerals for Florida shooting victims
The New York Daily News rips President Trump with its Tuesday cover for golfing near Mar-a-Lago while funerals for those killed in the Florida high school shooting were taking place just miles away.
“May I play thru?” the headline for Trump’s hometown newspaper reads. The front page depicts Trump giving a thumbs up, with an image of pallbearers carrying the casket of one of the victims in the background.
Trump visited his private golf course in West Palm Beach, Fla., on Monday, but White House officials did not say whether he was playing golf.
He had not gone golfing over the weekend, a move staffers said was out of respect for the victims of the shooting.
Seventeen people were killed when a gunman opened fire at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland on Friday. Some of the funerals for the victims took place over the holiday weekend and into Monday.
Trump visited with injured victims and first responders from the school shooting on Friday. He returned to the White House on Monday night after the Presidents Day holiday.