MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — Democratic presidential candidates sought to lay blame Sunday on President Donald Trump following a pair of mass shootings in Ohio and Texas, saying his language against minorities promotes racial division and violence.

At public events and on television, several candidates pointed to a need for more gun restrictions, such as universal background checks. But they directed much of their criticism at Trump, seeking to draw a link between the shootings in Dayton and El Paso that have left more than two dozen dead and months of presidential rhetoric against immigrants and people of color.

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Hacksaw

"Language against minorities "?

The Democrats have had far more racially based language than President Trump. As horrible as they may be, the shootings in El Paso and Dayton are just another weekend in Baltimore and Chicago. But then the Democrats don't want to address that issue. Those are cities the Democrats are directly responsible for and have some of the most stringent anti-gun laws in the nation! But they're not on the current news cycle.

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