Trump Jr., the eldest son of President TrumpDonald John TrumpAccuser says Trump should be afraid of the truth Woman behind pro-Trump Facebook page denies being influenced by Russians Shulkin says he has White House approval to root out "subversion" at VA MORE, "liked" a tweet this week that linked to an article suggesting that Hogg had been "coached" by his father, a former Federal Bureau of Investigation agent, to speak out against the president and gun rights.
He also criticized those amplifying the claims and said it was "disgusting" that Donald Trump Jr. had liked the tweets attacking him.
Trump Jr. liked two tweets peddling conspiracy theories about Hogg and his classmates, who are in the middle of planning the March For Our Lives, a protest planned for March 24 to demand politicians take action and implement gun control.
The tragic Florida high school shooting that took 17 lives last week has sparked some insane conspiracy theories that Donald Trump Jr. may believe. "The Deep State media strikes again.The kid who has been running his mouth about how Donald Trump and the GOP are teaming to help murder high school kids by upholding the Second Amendment is the son of an Federal Bureau of Investigation agent". "It is also false in terms of the sense that these people keep saying that I am anti-Second Amendment and I am not".
He believes Americans should be able to own guns if they are mentally stable, don't have major convictions or red flags in their background and are "not going to go out and commit these atrocities", he said. "We are trying to fix that [weapons laws] unlike those people who are tweeting that stuff about me and unlike the people that are tweeting stuff about my dad".
"I do not want to take away the Constitutional rights of American citizens".
"I was a Navy pilot before I was an elementary school teacher".
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This comes shortly after Mohammed Lamin, the state commissioner of education, said 48 missing students had returned . This was made known to newsmen by a teacher in the school who pleaded anonymity.
Kevin Hogg told Cooper that "my career has been flawless. I moved on and got on with the Federal Bureau of Investigation and I was proud of it and I still am".
"They claimed that I was involved with something", he said.
He said "I don't know why" the right-wing reports would slam his Federal Bureau of Investigation service.
Kevin Hogg described his son as being "successful with anything he has chosen to do".
"It is disgusting that so many people think this is true", he said of the right-wing news reports.
"We have a right to live like we have a right to bear arms".