Beto O’Rourke

Beto O’Rourke spoke in Wisconsin this weekend in his apparently still active campaign for the Democratic nomination for president. Talking to reporters, he outlined his plan to make sure that no one is criminally prosecuted for “being a human being.” As campaign promises go, that seems pretty easy to keep, broadly speaking. Watch the clip
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Just days after complaining about his “privilege,” Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke live streamed himself getting a haircut and a massage. Social media users torched the former Texas lawmaker after his online appearance. What are the details? During the 12-minute video, as O’Rourke’s barber Manuel cut the candidate’s hair, O’Rourke spoke Spanish, discussed topics like
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Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke this week revealed a controversial plan to address racial income inequality: redistribute wealth from white, rich Americans to poorer black Americans. What are the details? During a campaign stop in New Hampshire Thursday, O’Rourke suggesting using the tax code to solve racial income inequality. According to the Washington Examiner, O’Rourke
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EL PASO, Texas — Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke paid roughly $110,000 in campaign funds to a web development company while either he or his wife owned it, public records show. Beto for Texas paid Stanton Street Technology Group $58,544 during the 2011-12 election cycle, $39,060 during the 2013-14 cycle, $9,290 in the 2015-16 cycle
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Very white Democrat Beto O’Rourke had a rally in El Paso this weekend, spawning another round of the media’s latest favorite hobby: fawning over Beto O’Rourke. In the case of the Associated Press, it seems the exuberance overwhelmed reality, and ‘Beto’ was identified as a “native” Spanish-speaker in an article that was of course syndicated
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Special counsel Robert Mueller submitted his final report to Attorney General William Barr Friday, signaling the end of his 22-month investigation into Russia and Trump’s campaign. Mueller did not recommend new indictments, crushing the predictions of many anti-Trump advocates who claimed Trump’s closest allies, like Donald Trump Jr. and son-in-law and senior adviser Jared Kushner,
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A veteran of the war in Afghanistan confronted Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke over O’Rourke’s claim that he would withdraw troops from Afghanistan if he was elected president, according to the Washington Examiner. As with most issues, O’Rourke has not yet committed to any specific action plan to back up his belief that the U.S.
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Former Texas congressman Beto O’Rourke, when he was first running for his seat back in 2012, was apparently much more fiscally conservative than the Beto who is running for president today, according to a CNN report. CNN’s Andrew Kaczynski and Paul LeBlanc found, through various old interviews, that O’Rourke campaigned on a platform that emphasized
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Presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke was challenged by a college student during his campaign stop in Pennsylvania and the exchange was caught on video. O’Rourke was campaigning at Pennsylvania State College when a student asked him a long and very insightful two-part question. “So my question has to do with campaign finance. You recently pulled in
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Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke answered evasively when asked about his stance on third-trimester abortion during a campaign event in Cleveland on Monday. O’Rourke, who announced his candidacy for the Democratic nomination last week, has already been criticized for a lack of concrete positions on crucial campaign issues. Here’s the exchange between O’Rourke and the
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Newswire service Reuters revealed over the weekend that one of its reporters sat on an explosive story about former Rep. Beto O’Rourke (D-Texas) until after his contentious election battle against Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) last year, only publishing the story once O’Rourke officially announced his presidential candidacy. What are the details? Last Friday, Reuters exclusively
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Presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke was forced to apologize for a joke he made at his wife’s expense that many found to be rather misogynistic and sexist. “Not only will I not say that again,” O’Rourke said about the joke, “but I’ll be more thoughtful going forward in the way that I talk about our marriage.”
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Democratic presidential candidate Robert “Beto” O’Rourke said he is open to adding seats on the Supreme Court during a Thursday campaign stop. Speaking at a coffee shop in Burlington, Iowa, O’Rourke said adding six seats to the high court could curb political dysfunction. “What if there were five justices selected by Democrats, five justices
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Former Democratic Texas Rep. Robert “Beto” O’Rourke officially launched his presidential campaign website on Thursday and despite touting the slogan “Beto for America” on the English webpage, the Spanish page translates his slogan into “Beto for everyone.” Following months of speculation, O’Rourke announced that he would be seeking the Democratic nomination for the presidency
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A new video released Thursday puts Democratic Party presidential nomination hopeful Beto O’Rourke‘s ultra-left wing extremist views and dishonest past on full display. The skateboarding politician accomplished nothing in his time in the U.S. House of Representatives and failed to win the only state-wide race he ever entered. Worse than his failures are his
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Former congressman Beto O’Rourke may be backing off his presidential aspirations, as he is reportedly considering another run at a Senate seat in 2020, according to The Hill. O’Rourke, a former U.S. representative from El Paso, Texas, lost the 2018 Texas Senate election to incumbent Sen. Ted Cruz in November, leading some to question whether
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Rep. Dan Crenshaw (R-Texas) issued a challenge to Beto O’Rourke about his opposition to the construction of a border wall, and the tweet went viral. Crenshaw tweeted the question on the night of a counter-rally that O’Rourke was headlining against the pro-enforcement rally headlined by President Donald Trump in El Paso, Texas. “[Beto O’Rourke] should
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The Department of Immigration and Customs Enforcement released hundreds of migrants seeking asylum into El Paso, Texas, just before Christmas — and they’re scheduled to several many more on Wednesday. Local aid groups complained that ICE provided no prior warning before dropping off the more than 200 migrants at the bus depot in El Paso
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