White House Omits Parkland Parent from White House Visit

Fred Guttenberg, the father of Jamie Guttenberg who was killed in the Stoneman Douglas High School shooting in Parkland, Fla., left, attempts to shake hands with President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh, right, as he leaves for a lunch break while appearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2018, to begin his confirmation to replace retired Justice Anthony Kennedy. Kavanaugh did not shake his hand. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

February 14th marks the second anniversary of the Parkland shooting. The White House is hosting parents of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School student but left one off the list; Fred Guttenberg.

Guttenberg has been an outspoken advocate for gun safety laws and critic of President Trump. Guttenberg was escorted out of the State of the Union Address and handcuffed and detained for yelling out when the president pledged to defend the Second Amendment.

Click ▶️ to listen to AURN Washington Bureau Chief April Ryan’s White House Report:

Fred Guttenberg, father of slain Marjory Stoneman Douglas student Jamie Guttenberg, speaks during a news conference, Thursday, Aug. 15, 2019, in Davie, Fla. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, D-Fla., spoke about the gun reform legislation the U.S. House has passed, state gun violence legislation, and the impact of firearm violence in the community. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)