Trump Uses Photos Of Parkland Shooting Victims To Solicit Donations

Trump's reelection campaign emailed supporters using a photo of the president with Madeleine Wilford in the hospital.

A fundraising email for President Donald Trump's reelection campaign went out to supporters Saturday highlighting the president's stance on gun control, and it included a black and white image of Trump visiting one of the Parkland, Florida shooting survivors in the hospital.

The email contains a photo of 17-year-old Madeleine Wilford in a hospital bed surrounded by her family, Trump and the first lady. The President visited Wilford on February 16, two days after the attack at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, which left 17 dead.

Before a link for donations appears, the email lays out Trump's intentions on addressing gun violence:

"Trump is taking steps toward banning gun bump stocks and strengthening background checks for gun purchasers," it says. "The President has made his intent very clear: 'making our schools and our children safer will be our top priority.'"

According to a recent CNN poll, seven in ten Americans now support stricter gun laws, up from 52 percent after the Las Vegas concert shooting last year.

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