Dem Rep. Escobar: We Have a ‘Hate Epidemic in This Country’

Sunday on ABC’s “This Week” Rep. Veronica Escobar (D-TX) commented on the El Paso mass shooting.

Escobar said, “We’ve been one of the safest communities in the nation for decades. We are a warm, loving, compassionate, bi-national community, we love to celebrate and embrace our diversity, our location on the U.S.-Mexico border.”

She added, “In this country, we have a gun violence epidemic but we also have a hate epidemic. And until we confront that hate and until we confront the weak gun laws that we have, we’re going to keep seeing this.”

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