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Scot Peterson spoke out about President Donald Trump's comments calling him a coward after the mass shooting at a Parkland, Florida, high school on February 14.

Parkland deputy reacts to Trump calling him a ‘coward’ after school shooting: ‘He wasn’t there’

The former Florida deputy who was labeled a "coward" after the Parkland shooting broke his silence about President Donald Trump's comments. Trump had vehemently criticized the deputy, Scot Peterson, for failing to confront the gunman who killed 17 students and staff members.

‘It was my job, and I didn’t find him’: Parkland officer who failed to confront school shooter says he would have gone in if he knew...

Scot Peterson, the armed officer who failed to confront the shooter in a massacre last month at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, talked about his regret to the Today Show's Savannah Guthrie.
Surveillance video released on Thursday, March 15, 2018, appears to show school resource officer Scot Peterson standing outside the freshman building during the Florida shooting.

Authorities just released surveillance video showing what happened outside the Florida high school during the shooting

The video appears to show the armed deputy Scot Peterson standing outside the building for several minutes and not entering the school.
Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School is pictured in an aerial view in Parkland, Florida, U.S. February 15, 2018.

New audio recordings appear to contradict the defense of the armed deputy who failed to confront the Florida shooter

Dispatch records released Thursday appear to contradict an earlier defense that the armed school resource officer's lawyer gave to media.
Two woman hug at a police check point near the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School where 17 people were killed by a gunman in Parkland, Florida.

A damning new timeline of the Florida high-school shooting shows how badly the armed deputy screwed up

The armed deputy who failed to confront the Florida high-school shooter last month also warned other first responders to stay away from the scene, records show.
Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel speaks before the start of a CNN town hall meeting at the BB&T Center, in Sunrise, Florida, U.S. February 21, 2018.

The sheriff who handled the Florida shooting is facing a firestorm of criticism and calls for him to resign

Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel is increasingly facing criticism over the way his deputies handled the Florida shooting and warning signs about the suspect.
Mourners leave the funeral for Alyssa Aldaheff, 14, one of the victims of the school shooting, in North Fort Lauderdale, Florida, U.S., February 16, 2018.

Parkland school deputy who resigned just got a lawyer amid ‘unfounded criticism’ over his response to the mass shooting

Scot Peterson said he was "confident" of his actions during the shooting, according to a statement by his attorney.
Nikolas Cruz, facing 17 charges of premeditated murder in the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, appears in court for a status hearing in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, U.S. February 19, 2018.

Local authorities and the FBI got multiple warnings that the suspected Florida shooter was dangerous — but no one followed up

Calls reveal that authorities didn't thoroughly investigate Nikolas Cruz, even while people who knew him grew increasingly alarmed about his behavior.
A student tells the Today Show that the Florida deputy who failed to intervene during a school shooting was an "absolute coward."

Students who survived the Florida shooting say the deputy who failed to confront the gunman was ‘an absolute coward’

Some students are furious after an armed officer stationed at the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School failed to intervene in last week's mass shooting.
U.S. President Donald Trump takes questions from to reporters before departing the White House to speak at CPAC in Washington, U.S., February 23, 2018.

Trump slams ‘coward’ Florida deputy who ‘didn’t have the courage’ to confront the school shooter

President Donald Trump on Friday said a deputy who never confronted the Florida school shooter either "didn't react properly under pressure" or was "a coward."