The feckless Donald "I'm The Greatest At Everything" Trump wimps out on gun violence and goes all NRA, admits he, the Greatest Terrific Guy On The Planet, can't solve the problem (proving once again that he's all hair and no follicles):
On guns, Trump finally meets his Kryptonite
"When host George Stephanopoulos noted how uncharacteristically can’t-do this attitude was for Trump, the latter insisted: “Now, George, I could say, oh, we’re going to do this and that and it’s never going to happen again. You have sick people in this country and throughout the world, and you’re always going to have difficulty.”
Taking a page out of the National Rifle Association’s playbook, Trump then laid responsibility for gun violence at the feet of the mentally ill. But he abstained even from advocating for more screening and services for mental illness.
In other words, Trump, like other conservative politicians he claims to disdain, shrugged.
Trump, a man who prides himself on his great willingness to speak the politically incorrect truth, dared not offend his base. Trump, who considers himself unrestrained by special interests, paid obeisance to perhaps the most powerful special interest in the country, the gun lobby (from which he seems to have cribbed his own gun policy proposals). Trump, the self-proclaimed strongman, is now mysteriously impotent."
John Oliver talks about the "mental health" issue that people who don't want to talk about gun violence always talk about: