Sessions on Friday called the shooting a "tragic consequence" of the FBI's failures, and said it's clear the agency missed warning signs.
US President Donald Trump has criticised the FBI for allegedly spending too much time on the Russian Federation investigation instead of preventing the Florida school shooting. This is not acceptable. He also suggested the agency was "spending too much time trying to prove Russian collusion with the Trump campaign". "Get back to the basics and make us all proud!" he added.
United States authorities have come under mounting scrutiny for failing to act on a series of warning signs ahead of the massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in which 17 people were killed.
The caller provided information about "Cruz's gun ownership, desire to kill people, erratic behavior, and disturbing social media posts, as well as the potential of him conducting a school shooting", the bureau said.
Stars slammed Trump quickly on Saturday, with Live! host Jimmy Kimmel calling him an "A-hole" and The Wire creator David Simon labeling him "scum". On Friday, Mr. Trump visited victims, first responders and members of the Broward County Sheriff's Department. (As the Daily Beast points out, last fall he told reporters after meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin "I really believe" Putin when he says he did not meddle in the election.) In different tweet that morning, Trump admired his 2016 presidential bid.
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But there was crushing disappointment once again for Elise Christie , who crashed in the semifinal of the 1,500m in short-track speed skating and was led from the rink on a stretcher.
The Network for Public Education, an advocacy organization for public schools, meanwhile, announced a "national day of action" April 20, the anniversary of the 1999 shooting at Columbine High School in Colorado, in which two students opened fire on their classmates, killing 12 students and one teacher. "Because they didn't want to, and now they just talk!" he said on Twitter, referring to the administration of former U.S. president Barack Obama. He said the indictments countered Trump's frequent comments that the Russian Federation investigation is a "hoax".
Rep. Elijah E. Cummings of Maryland, top Democrat on the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, said, "This is the criminal conspiracy".
The indictment did not address whether anyone from the Trump campaign coordinated or worked with Russians.
Trump jumped on the shocking lapse of judgment on the part of the Federal Bureau of Investigation by ignoring a call a month before the shootings, warning that Nikolas Cruz was a clear and present threat.