Beto O’Rourke

Lauren Boebert went viral this week after she confronted Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke at a campaign town hall in Colorado on Thursday over his plan to confiscate certain types of firearms. “I am here to say hell no, you’re not,” she told O’Rourke On Saturday, Boebert doubled down on her criticism of O’Rourke during
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Lauren Boebert is decidedly pro-gun. So much so that she runs a restaurant with servers who exercise their open-carry rights called Shooters Grill. It’s located — where else — in Rifle, Colorado. Boebert’s passion for the Second Amendment led her to make a three-hour drive to Aurora, the Denver Post said, where Democratic presidential candidate
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Struggling Democratic presidential candidate and former Texas congressman Beto O’Rourke is getting desperate in his quest to appeal to the far-left base, even declaring on his campaign website Thursday night: “The president of the United States of America is a white supremacist.” What are the details? O’Rourke is seeking to breathe life into his campaign
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Former Rep. Beto O’Rourke of Texas is pushing financial institutions into refusing service to Americans who are seeking to purchase semi-automatic rifles, among other forms of artillery. O’Rourke is planning on using the Democratic debate in Houston to drum up pressure on credit card companies, ABC reporter Jeffrey Cook noted in a tweet Thursday.
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Democratic presidential contender Beto O’Rourke reaffirmed his vision for gun control Sunday in the wake of another shooting tragedy in Texas that left seven people murdered and nearly two dozen others injured. “What we’ve been saying, the rhetoric we’ve been using, the policies and practices and politics of this country has not been as urgent
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Beto O’Rourke on Friday called for mandatory buybacks of so-called assault weapons, and a nationwide gun licensing program. The Democratic presidential candidate unveiled his five-point plan a day after he announced a reset of his campaign. O’Rourke, who is polling in the low single digits, suspended his campaign after a mass shooting in his
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Not to be outdone on gun control in the 2020 Democratic primary field, Robert “Beto” O’Rourke put out a long list of policy proposals on Friday morning that includes a reinstatement of the 1994 ban on “assault weapons,” a mandatory gun buyback program, and a national gun registry. “Since the assault weapons ban expired in
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A Houston paper said Monday Democratic 2020 hopeful Beto O’Rourke should abandon his “vanishingly small” presidential hopes and come home to run for a Senate spot. The Houston Chronicle editorial implored the candidate, a former Texas representative for Texas’ 16th District from 2013-2019, to drop out of the race to focus on state priorities,
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Democratic presidential contender Beto O’Rourke said on CNN’s “State of then Union” Sunday that if you vote for President Donald Trump then you are probably racist. “You said to me last week that you thought President Trump was a white nationalist,” host Jake Tapper said. “President Trump won your home state of Texas by nine
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President Donald Trump mocked the plans by Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke to once again offer a competing rally when the president visits El Paso, Texas, after a terrible mass murder. “Beto (phony name to indicate Hispanic heritage) O’Rourke, who is embarrassed by my last visit to the Great State of Texas, where I trounced
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On Sunday, 2020 Democratic presidential candidate and failed 2018 senate candidate Beto O’Rourke spoke with CNN’s Jake Tapper regarding the massacre in El Paso, Texas on Saturday. O’Rourke placed the blame for the killings on President Trump and his rhetoric, and compared the president to the Nazis. Tapper brought up O’Rourke’s comments over the weekend
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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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