'People are afraid to be Hispanic': Trump visits an angry, grieving El Paso

Many people in the Texas city are outraged about the president’s visit, citing his frequent anti-immigrant rhetoricDonald Trump arrived in El Paso, Texas, on Wednesday afternoon to pay tribute to the victims of one of the deadliest mass shootings...

'People are afraid to be Hispanic': Trump visits an angry, grieving El Paso

Many people in the Texas city are outraged about the president’s visit, citing his frequent anti-immigrant rhetoric

Donald Trump arrived in El Paso, Texas, on Wednesday afternoon to pay tribute to the victims of one of the deadliest mass shootings in recent US history.

But the president was met with calls to stay away, as hundreds of residents had gathered in the city’s Washington Park, mere streets from the US-Mexico border, to denounce Trump. With much of the president’s own rhetoric reflected in the El Paso shooter’s anti-immigrant and racist manifesto, many felt that the visit was throwing salt into the wound of a binational, largely Latinx community in mourning.

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