Trump Brags About Crowd Size While Visiting El Paso Hospital After Shooting

Trump Brags About Crowd Size While Visiting El Paso Hospital After Shooting

Trump Brags About Crowd Size While Visiting El Paso Hospital After Shooting

On Wednesday, the president and first lady Melania Trump flew to Dayton, Ohio where 9 people were shot and killed Sunday, and El Paso, Texas where 22 died after a gunman's spree at Walmart, to congratulate first responders.

Meanwhile, UMC said in a news release that Trump met with hospital staff, families and victims during his visit.

Trump associates the city of El Paso with his first political rally of 2019, where he made his case for a border wall and feuded with Beto O'Rourke, who would soon announce he was running for president and held a counterprotest in a park nearby.

Trump also visited El Paso where he was met with protestors gathered to rally against Trump's visit.

He later shared a video that featured footage of him and Mrs. Trump walking the halls of hospitals in El Paso and Dayton, waving to staffers and posing for smiling pictures as dramatic, action movie-style music played in the background. I also don't remember Democrats taking personal responsibility for how their virulent anti-Trump rhetoric contributed to the attempted assassination of Rep. Steve Scalise, R-La., and other Republican legislators in 2017 by a deranged former Sanders campaign volunteer. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., said on Twitter about the president, "Your language creates a climate which emboldens extremists".

Trump has often struggled to find the appropriate response to national tragedies, and is facing strong criticism in the wake of these recent shootings given the broader conversation they've sparked on gun reform as well as white nationalism.

Prosecutors have charged 21-year-old Patrick Crusius with capital murder and say they're considering hate-crime charges. In his State of the Union speech earlier this year, Trump called El Paso "one of our nation's most risky cities", something local press took severe issue with, as he appeared to link crime in the city predominantly to Latinos and immigrants.

But Escobar said that the White House told her Trump was "too busy" to talk, so she turned down their invitation so as not to be "an accessory to his visit". I also don't remember Democrats taking personal responsibility for how their virulent anti-Trump rhetoric contributed to the attempted assassination of Rep. Steve Scalise, R-La., and other Republican legislators in 2017 by a deranged former Sanders campaign volunteer - even though the shooter called Trump a "traitor" on social media, echoing now-disproved Democratic accusations that Trump colluded with Russian Federation during the 2016 election.

The president lauded the trips as successful, calling it "an wonderful day, ' filled with 'love" and 'respect for the office of the presidency'. He did the right things, ' Ohio Democratic Sen.

"It is important to note that the overwhelming majority of people with mental illness are not violent and far more likely to be victims of violent crime than perpetrators of violence", it said.

"It's just President Trump lying to the American people again, being inauthentic about what the problem is ... trying to distract, and trying not to take responsibility for what is happening in this nation", she said. And it's his job in part to comfort people.

"Leaving El Paso for the White House".

"The only thing we're talking about is Trump right now, we're not talking about the victims, and Trump needed to stay in Washington and get some new ... gun laws", said Bill Cooks.

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