News Exercise #229


1. How many people participated in this demonstration in DC, and how many other similar events to k place?
2. According to the student speaker, what do the people demand?
3. What kind of changes have already been made?
4. What was Trump’s reaction to this demonstration?

Answers:
1. How many people participated in this demonstration in DC, and how many other similar events to k place?
800,000 in Washington DC, and over 300 other demonstrations across USA.
2. According to the student speaker, what do the people demand?
They demand a law banning the sales of assault weapons, they demand that they prohibit the sale of high capacity magazines, they demand universal background checks.
3. What kind of changes have already been made?
In some states they have been tightening up loopholes.
4. What was Trump’s reaction to this demonstration?
He had gone to his golf course in Florida, and the reporter said that it had been hardly a show of solidarity.

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