On Friday, Texas Republican Gov. Greg Abbott said he’s “livid” that law enforcement “misled” him about their response to the mass shooting at Robb Elementary School.

As a result of being “misled” by local authorities, Abbott said he gave the public inaccurate information about the massacre of school children.

Abbott canceled his scheduled appearance at the National Rifle Association (NRA) Annual Leadership Forum to hold the press conference in Uvalde, Texas, just days after the shooting that killed 19 children and 2 fourth-grade teachers. Abbott initially praised law enforcement’s response to the shooting, until new information came out this week contradicting initial reports.

Here’s what Abbott said at a press conference in Uvalde on Friday, after two days of conflicting reports that have generated confusion about the events:

“I was misled. I am livid about what happened.”

“As everybody has learned, the information that I was given turned out to — in part — to be inaccurate and I’m absolutely livid about that!” Abbott exclaimed.

Abbott — who earlier this week praised police for their “quick response” to the mass shooting — was grilled on whether he knew about cops deciding to not breach the door to the classroom where gunman Salvador Ramos killed 19 students and two teachers.

It took cops about an hour to get inside the classroom — and only after they got a key from a janitor to unlock the door, authorities said.

The governor said it is “inexcusable” that the victims’ families were fed inaccurate information by officials investigating the incident.

Abbott made it clear later in the press conference that he wants every act of every individual involved in the tragedy at Robb Elementary School to be investigated.

Here’s what Abbot said:

“Let me make one thing perfectly clear. The status quo is unacceptable. This crime is unacceptable. We’re not going to be here talking about it and do nothing about it. We will be looking for the best laws that we can get passed to make our communities and schools safer.”

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Uvalde Mayor Don McClaughlin was also confused by the new information about the police response, and said that he was “blown away.”

“I don’t have an answer for you yet,” he commented.

The press conference was held after The New York Times reported that local police on scene at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas, stopped elite Border Patrol agents from entering the school when they first arrived as a shooter murdered 19 children and two teachers Tuesday, according to officials.

“Officials described a harrowing series of 911 calls, including made by children inside the school,” the Times wrote. “When specially equipped federal immigration agents arrived at Robb Elementary School, local police told them to hold off from confronting the gunman, officials say.”

Sources: DailyWire, NYTimes

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