State of the Union address: Pelosi guest, a father of Parkland shooting victim, booted
A protester and father of a Parkland shooting victim was booted from President Trump’s State of the Union address after shouting from the gallery about gun control.
The man, Fred Guttenberg, made the brief interruption after Trump vowed to “always protect your Second Amendment right to keep and bear arms.”
He was there as a guest of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, who turned to the gallery with a stern look after the disruption and muttered something under her breath.
Guttenberg’s 14-year-old daughter Jaime was gunned down, along with 16 others, in the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, in 2018.
Guttenberg frequently visits Capitol Hill to advocate for gun violence prevention.
With Post wires
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