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When rhetoric slips into violence:Screed tied to El Paso suspect echoes Trump's use of 'invasion'

Aug 06, 2019 - The Boston Globe

President Trump has significantly ramped up his use of the word "invasion" to describe the flow of immigrants to the southern border in recent months, frequently using a divisive call that was apparently echoed by the mass shooter in El Paso, Texas, shortly before this weekend's killing spree.

The shooter is believed to be behind an online posting that described a "Hispanic invasion of Texas" as the reason behind his attack, which left 22 dead and many more wounded. His choice of language ...