The 2-month-old suffered two broken fingers in the shooting but survived after his parents, Andre and Jordan Anchondo, shielded him from the gunfire and were slain themselves.
In the photo, Melania holds the baby, while Trump smiles and gives a thumbs-up, an image that drew anger on social media.
One opponent accused the couple of using the two-month-old baby as a "prop", while the infant's uncle defended the U.S. president. Further, the president was giving a thumbs-up.
Anchondo, who lost his beloved brother and sister-in-law in the rampage outside an El Paso Walmart on Saturday, said he chose to take his orphaned nephew to University Medical Center of El Paso on Wednesday to meet the president and first lady.
Melania Trump posted a photo Thursday on Twitter showing the meeting with Tito Anchondo, his sister, Deborah Ontiveros, and the infant.
In an effort to squash criticism over the photo, Mr Anchondo has toldNPR "people are misconstruing President Trump's ideas".
University Medical Center spokesman Ryan Mielke said the hospital had reached out to the Anchondo family and other discharged patients on Tuesday, the day before the president's visit, after it became clear that none of the hospitalized shooting victims would meet him. Trump's trip to Dayton, Ohio, and El Paso were not without controversy, in large part surrounding his rhetoric both prior to the shootings and afterward.
Melania Trump's photo of the baby was one of four images she posted on her social media feeds after their visit to the grieving communities - another photo shows the first lady greeting what appears to be one of the younger victims injured, bending over her hospital bed to shake her hand.
The man pictured to the left of the president is the baby's uncle, who told the El Paso Times that his brother was "a big Trump supporter", and that the uncle wanted Trump "to know our family stands with the president". Instead, the first lady focused a tweet on August 7 to Purple Heart recipients, which posted as she and the President were in the air en route to stops in Dayton and El Paso.
Team doctors immediately put an air cast on the leg, then called for a medical cart to take Kearse to the locker room. Kearse crumpled to the ground after Patriots defensive back Terrence Brooks rolled into the back of his left leg.
One of the characters in the now untitled project is said to be Chuckles, who has not appeared in the previous Joe movies. Joe spin-off based on the character Snake Eyes is in development for an October 16, 2020 theatrical release.
Des régimes alimentaires qui nourrissent mal la planète, avec des déséquilibres dans la répartition des ressources exploitées . Plus de 70 % des terres émergées sont utilisées pour satisfaire les besoins des populations.
Mr Epstein was arrested in July over allegations he was involved in the sex trafficking of minors between 2002 and 2005. I only learned of his actions when they were reported in the media related to his prosecution in Florida.
The ADIZ is airspace that stretches 200 miles from the coastline and is monitored in the interest of national security. The NORAD Commander reassured the public that their "top priority is defending Canada and the United States".
The win is a huge boost for Australian coach Michael Cheika with his gamble in changing up the back-line paying off. With his red card , Barrett became just the fourth All-Blacks player in history to be sent from the the field.
Neighborhoods in Chicago participated in National Night Out on Tuesday as a way to help end the violence that has hit their city. He did not mention the mayors of El Paso and Dayton, though both have said they expect to meet with the president.
Calmer weather comes Tuesday through early next weekend, giving our highs time to warm into the mid/upper 80s by next weekend. Scattered showers are possible throughout the day, with afternoon and evening thunderstorms popping up here and there.
Officials said the blast occurred at a Siberian ammunition depot in the Krasnoyarsk region, injuring nine people. The blasts and fire on Monday at the depot reportedly damaged the facility's lightning-protection system.
China issues red alert for Typhoon Lekima
Taiwan's Central Emergency Operation Center reported at least one death and four injuries in the wake of the storm. Jiangsu has issued warnings to brace for strong winds, rainstorms and temperature drops since Friday.
Tiger withdraws from THE NORTHERN TRUST
He said he is hopeful to play next week in the BMW Championship at Medinah, where he won two of his PGA Championship titles. We talked about how disinterested in golf Tiger Woods has seemed recently.
Barty suffers shock second-round loss in Toronto
When is the US Open? "It's not panic stations", she added, confident that she can get things together before the US Open begins. In Toronto, Kenin was up a break in the first set, but faltered while serving for the set, allowing Barty to take the tiebreak.
Seven years in, Curiosity turns up new Mars findings
The Curiosity team is calling it " Strathdon "-a boulder-sized Martian rock comprised of dozens of sedimentary layers". Curiosity paused to capture a 360-degree panorama of this area and NASA has published it as the video below.