Veronica Escobar

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

Rep. Veronica Escobar, D-Texas, speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Friday, Jan. 4, 2019, about the introduction of H.R. 1 - For the People Act. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

Dem Rep.-elect Escobar: El Paso Is the ‘New Ellis Island’

Rep.-elect Veronica Escobar (D-TX) on Monday’s “Morning Joe” on MSNBC discussed immigration, declaring El Paso, TX, as “the new Ellis Island.” “El Paso, Texas, is very unique and very special,” Escobar shared. “We are right on the U.S./Mexico border, so my