Tensions with anti-immigrant and racially charged rhetoric, says Reuters. In El Paso, Trump visited the University Medical Center where wounded victims were treated.
Hundreds of protesters gathered at a nearby park to condemn Trump and his presence in El Paso.
The president and first lady Melania Trump avoided the press on both hospital visits and stayed out of public view.
However, the White House used the visit to record a campaign video, promoting the President’s visit.