Category: O’Rourke

Joe Biden Taps Beto O’Rourke to Lead Gun Control Effort
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Joe Biden Taps Beto O’Rourke to Lead Gun Control Effort

During a Monday evening campaign stop in Dallas, Texas, Democrat presidential hopeful Joe Biden said Robert “Beto” O’Rourke will “be the one who leads” Biden’s gun control push. Joe Biden promises Beto O’Rourke, who pushed for consequences for legal gun owners, will “be the one who leads” his gun control efforthttps://t.co/mbZsaCUezQ pic.twitter.com/ua9BJyeDbF — RNC Research…

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Beto O’Rourke Is Ending His Presidential Campaign
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Beto O’Rourke Is Ending His Presidential Campaign

Former Rep. Robert Francis “Beto” O’Rourke (D-TX) announced Friday evening that he is dropping out of the 2020 presidential race. “Though it is difficult to accept, it is clear to me now that this campaign does not have the means to move forward successfully. My service to the country will not be as a candidate…

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Beto O’Rourke: People of This Country ‘Will Force’ Republican Senators to Impeach Trump | Breitbart
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Beto O’Rourke: People of This Country ‘Will Force’ Republican Senators to Impeach Trump | Breitbart

On Sunday’s broadcast of MSNBC’s “AM Joy, ” 2020 Democratic presidential hopeful former Rep. Beto O’Rourke (D-TX) said the American people would “force” Republican senators to impeach President Donald Trump. O’Rourke said, “Many of us for years have been able to see clearly that the president needs to be impeached going back to his candidacy, inviting a…

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Beto O’Rourke Suggests Mass Shooters Will Hand over Their AR-15s
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Beto O’Rourke Suggests Mass Shooters Will Hand over Their AR-15s

During an October 16, 2019, CNN interview, Democrat presidential hopeful Robert “Beto” O’Rourke suggested that mass shooters will hand over their AR-15s under his forced buyback plan. O’Rourke went through his normal claims that he believes Americans will comply with the buybacks by handing over their AR-15s and similar commonly owned semiautomatic rifles. Host Carol…

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Beto O’Rourke: If You Don’t Hand over Your AR-15 We’ll Take It
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Beto O’Rourke: If You Don’t Hand over Your AR-15 We’ll Take It

During the October 15, Democrat debate Robert “Beto” O’Rourke made clear that AR-15 owners who refuse to hand over their guns will have them taken away. O’Rourke reiterated his plan to use a government-mandated buyback to confiscate privately-owned AR-15s and AK-47s. In so doing, he claimed that each AR-15 and AK-47 in private hands is…

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Fact Check: Beto O’Rourke Wrong, Russia Not ‘Invading’ America
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Fact Check: Beto O’Rourke Wrong, Russia Not ‘Invading’ America

Former Rep. Beto O’Rourke (D-TX) falsely claimed Tuesday night during the Democrat presidential debate that Russia is “invading” America. However, O’Rourke’s characterization of Russia’s involvement in the 2016 election does not amount to what most Americans, or a dictionary, might describe as an invasion. During special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into alleged Russian collusion with…

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Beto O’Rourke Campaign Sells ‘Hell Yes We’re Going to Take Your AR-15’ Shirts
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Beto O’Rourke Campaign Sells ‘Hell Yes We’re Going to Take Your AR-15’ Shirts

Former Congressman Beto O’Rourke’s presidential campaign debuted new merchandise Thursday night designed around his biggest line of the Democratic primary debate. The campaign’s web store is now selling a shirt with red, white, and blue letters promising widespread gun confiscation. “Hell yes we’re going to take your AR-15” the shirt reads, followed by the “Beto…

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Beto O’Rourke Selling ‘This Is F*cked Up’ Shirts for Moms Demand Action
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Beto O’Rourke Selling ‘This Is F*cked Up’ Shirts for Moms Demand Action

Democrat presidential hopeful Robert Francis “Beto” O’Rourke is selling T-shirts emblazoned with “This is f*cked up,” and proceeds go to Moms Demand Action and March for Our Lives. Breitbart News reported that O’Rourke responded to the shootings in the Midland-Odessa region of Texas by admitting he did not know the facts, but is pushing gun…

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Beto O’Rourke: Trump Trade War Is ‘Hurtling the World’ into Recession
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Beto O’Rourke: Trump Trade War Is ‘Hurtling the World’ into Recession

Sunday on CBS’s “Face the Nation,” 2020 Democratic presidential hopeful former Rep. Beto O’Rourke (D-TX) argued President Donald Trump’s tariffs were punishing farmers across this country. He said the trade policy was also “hurtling the world and this economy into recession.” O’Rourke said, “These tariffs are punishing farmers across this country, destroying markets they’ve worked…

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Beto O’Rourke Campaign Claims Breitbart Reporter Ejected to Protect Black Students
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Beto O’Rourke Campaign Claims Breitbart Reporter Ejected to Protect Black Students

The flailing 2020 presidential campaign of former Rep. Robert Francis “Beto” O’Rourke (D-TX) claimed Wednesday that a staffer ejected Breitbart News senior editor-at-large Joel Pollak from a speech at Benedict College, a historically black college, to protect black students. In a statement Wednesday, O’Rourke’s press secretary, Aleigha Cavalier, attempted to defend against the growing controversy…

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