Nineteen children and two teachers died Tuesday at Robb Elementary School and Uvalde, Texas this week “because the police did not go inside the room” where they were trapped with an 18-year-old shooter armed with an AR-15 semi-automatic rifle, Rep. Pete Sessions told Newsmax Saturday.
“A tragedy happened because of the apparent delay of what they were doing,” the Texas Republican said on Newsmax’s “America Right Now.” “We lost all those children because the police did not go inside the room.”
He added that it’s still premature to judge fully the officers’ actions and that it’s “hard to know what they knew when they knew it, but I can’t imagine that they could not have heard weapons being used.”
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