President Trump this week called for arming and training teachers to confront would-be school shooters in the wake of the killing of 17 people at a high school in Parkland, Florida. His proposal elicited strong criticism from gun control advocates and Democratic lawmakers, who blasted the idea as unsafe and impractical.
Republican Gov. Asa Hutchinson of Arkansas is set to meet with Mr. Trump this week in Washington. He joined us to discuss efforts to make schools safer, what the role of the federal government should be and his thoughts on arming teachers.