CNN reporter Nick Valencia on Wednesday said that he’d found the vast majority of people he’s spoken with in El Paso say they wish President Donald Trump would not come to their city, which is still reeling from a mass shooting over the weekend that left dozens of people dead.
While discussing the president’s visit to the city, Valencia played clips of El Paso residents he interviewed about what they wanted to see from the president — and they all said they didn’t think his visit would do any good.
“Personally, I think that this community is hurting,” El Paso resident Dr. Sylvia Acosta said. “I don’t think he has done anything to help that.”
“I don’t know how he’s going to help,” said Juan Cabrera, the superintendent of the El Paso Independent School District.
Valencia emphasized that he did encounter some Trump supporters during his interviews in the city, but he said that “countless” other residents have told him that he should not come to their city.
“No one wants him here,” said Valencia. “One person I spoke with said they respect the office of the presidency, they respect the president. But they say President Trump has not shown at any point in his presidency to be the healer-in-chief and he’s not welcome here at this time.”
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WATCH: Town hall crowd explodes into applause as New Jersey lawmaker announces he will vote for Trump impeachment
On Sunday morning CNN aired a clip of Rep. Tom Malinowski (D-NJ) announcing before a town hall crowd on Saturday that he will vote for the impeachment of Donald Trump -- causing some of the audience members to explode into applause over his decision.
In the clip, the lawmaker explains, "Based on the evidence I have seen in the depositions, the hearings and the documents I've seen, I believe on the two counts of impeachment that the vote that has been put before us, that the vote should be yes, and I will be voting yes."
With that, the crowd burst into cheers with some leaping from their seats.
Fox News lying to defend Trump makes it a threat to US national security: CNN contributor
Fox News a threat to American democracy and national security, a CNN contributor explained on Saturday.
Garrett Graff was interviewed by CNN's Ana Cabrera about a new piece he wrote for Wired titled, "Fox News Is Now a Threat to National Security."
"Monday’s split-screen drama, as the House Judiciary Committee weighed impeachment charges against President Trump and as the Justice Department’s inspector general released a 476-page report on the FBI’s handling of its 2016 investigation into Trump’s campaign, made one truth of the modern world inescapable: The lies and obfuscations forwarded ad infinitum on Fox News pose a dangerous threat to the national security of the United States," he wrote.
Lindsey Graham admits nothing will change his mind on Trump impeachment: ‘I’m not trying to pretend to be a fair juror’
In an interview with CNN International's Becky Anderson at the Doha Forum in Qatar, Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) admitted he has no plans to look at the evidence compiled against Donald Trump from the House impeachment inquiry when it is referred to the Senate.
The chair of the Senate Judiciary Committee explained that he wants the trial to be quick and that expects nothing to come of it, with the GOP solidly behind fighting impeachment of the president.
During the interview Graham stated, "This thing will come to the Senate, and it will die quickly, and I will do everything I can to make it die quickly."