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Cruz abused women before killing 17 people at his former high school.
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Cruz killed 17 people at his former high school.
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Watch live: Donald Trump’s statement on the Parkland, Florida school shooting

Annalisa Merelli
By Annalisa Merelli

Geopolitics reporter

Donald Trump will address the United States at 11 am (EST) today, in response to a mass shooting in a Florida high school that left 17 dead. He had reportedly been urged by staff to make a statement in the hours immediately after the Feb. 14 attack, but opted to tweet instead.

The president’s speech will be broadcast live and can be watched here:

The speech will also be available on C-Span 3. Trump’s statement should be available to read later on the White House website.

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