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Dem Congresswoman Goes Too Far, Says Trump ‘Not Welcome’ In El Paso Stays Silent On Dayton

The left is simply losing their collective mind over the two senseless tragedies America suffered.

They want to blame, they want to feel like they did something and in that way, liberals usually make things worse.

The solutions we need are not simple ones that fit on a TV soundbite. The left prefers soundbites to solutions, like this cheap shot some Dem Rep took at Trump while staying silent on the Dayton tragedy.

From Yahoo: The Texas Democrat, who represents El Paso, the site of a recent mass shooting that left at least 20 people dead, said that Trump was “not welcome” in El Paso if he came to visit because of his inflammatory rhetoric about Latinos and immigrants.

The death toll in the El Paso shooting increased to 22 on Monday. There are now 24 injured.

El Paso police said the shooter published a “manifesto” before his shooting that had anti-immigrant and racist rhetoric, and authorities were investigating the attack as a potential hate crime. The suspect is a 21-year-old white man from Allen, Texas.

“Words have consequences. The president has made my community and my people the enemy,” said Escobar on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe.” “He has told the country that we are people to be feared, people to be hated.”

“I hope that [Trump] has the self-awareness to understand that we are in pain, and we are mourning, and we are doing the very best in our typical, graceful, El Paso way to be resilient,” Escobar continued. “And so I would ask his staff and his team to consider the fact that his words and his actions have played a role in this.”

She added that Hispanic people “have been dehumanized by the president and his enablers” and that this was “one of the lowest points in American history.”

From The Daily Caller:

Escobar tried to directly link a Trump rally held in El Paso months earlier to the shooting, but then immediately walked those comments back.

“I heard Mika earlier mention that violence increased — statistically, violence went up, hate crimes went up — in communities where [Trump] had held rallies. He came into one of the safest communities in the nation, and as a result — or maybe not as a result. That is probably unfair. But months later, a gunman came into our community,” Escobar said, referring to Trump rally in El Paso held in February.

Escobar was far from the only person to tie Trump to the mass shooting, including presidential candidates.

“The open racism that we’re seeing, there’s an environment of it in the United States. We see it on Fox News. We see it on the internet. … [Trump] is encouraging this. He doesn’t just tolerate it, he encourages it,” failed Texas senate candidate Beto O’Rourke said Sunday. Other progressives openly compared rhetoric by the alleged shooter’s manifesto to words spoken by the president and Fox News.

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