President Donald Trump has issued a proclamation intended to honor the victims of the Parkside school shooting in Florida, adding that he will address the nation at 11 AM.
President Trump’s Florida Address Proclamation
According to The Boston Globe, President Trump gave the following statement:
“Our Nation grieves with those who have lost loved ones in the shooting at the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. As a mark of solemn respect for the victims of the terrible act of violence perpetrated on February 14, 2018, by the authority vested in me as President of the United States by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, I hereby order that the flag of the United States shall be flown at half-staff at the White House and upon all public buildings and grounds, at all military posts and naval stations, and on all naval vessels of the Federal Government in the District of Columbia and throughout the United States and its Territories and possessions until sunset, February 19, 2018. I also direct that the flag shall be flown at half-staff for the same length of time at all United States embassies, legations, consular offices, and other facilities abroad, including all military facilities and naval vessels and stations.”
“IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand this fifteenth day of February, in the year of our Lord two thousand eighteen, and of the Independence of the United States of America the two hundred and forty-second.”
President Trump’s Florida Address Event Details
Date: February 15, 2018
Time: 11:00 PM EST
Location: The White House
TV Channel: The address is expected to be televised on major U.S. broadcast and cable television networks.
How To Watch President Trump’s Florida Address Online
The White House is expected to provide a live stream of the address on their official website here. As of 9 AM EST, however, the website claims, “There Are No Live Events Scheduled Today,” although that might be due to the developing nature of the event.
NBC News is expected to air a live stream of the event.