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Beto O'Rourke says President Trump shouldn't visit El Paso in wake of mass shooting

Many officials, including O'Rourke, have cited President Donald Trump's racist and divisive rhetoric for inspiring Saturday's shooting that left 22 dead and more wounded. U.S. Rep. Veronica Escobar, D-El Paso, also said Trump should stay out of El Paso.

Presidential candidate and El Paso native Beto O'Rourke walks with U.S. Rep. Veronica Escobar, D-El Paso, right, during a Silent March for those that lost their lives to the mass shooting at a local Walmart, on Sunday, August 4, 2019, in El Paso.

El Paso shooting

More than 20 people were killed in an Aug. 3, 2019, shooting rampage at a Walmart in El Paso. The gunman was arrested and charged with capital murder for the shooting in El Paso, which is recovering from what federal law enforcement has classified as an act of domestic terrorism. 

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