Trump: I sometimes carry a gun to be unpredictable and I would allow them in my hotels
Donald Trump revealed that he sometimes arms himself during Wednesdays primetime Republican presidential candidate debate.
I do carry on occasion, said Trump, who has a permit to do so in New York state. Sometimes a lot, but I like to be unpredictable so people dont know exactly when Im carrying. Unlike our country, where were totally predictable and the enemy, whether its ISIS or anybody else, they know exactly what were doing because we have the wrong leadership.
The real estate mogul was responding to a question regarding his criticism of gun-free zones following the mass shooting at Umpqua Community College in Oregon earlier this year.
I think gun-free zones are a catastrophe, he said.
CNBC moderator Carl Quintanilla then told Trump that several of his resorts did not allow guests to bring firearms, even if they had a permit.
Would you change those policies? he asked the candidate.
I would change them, Trump responded.
Watch Trumps remarks, as aired on Wednesday, below.