Tag Archives: Beto O’Rourke

Glorious Leader Ridicules Beto For Dropping Out

Mediaite reports: President Trump used Beto O’Rourke’s words from the beginning of his 2020 campaign to mock the end of his presidential bid. In a celebratory tweet, Trump pointed to O’Rourke’s Vanity Fair campaign launch and scoffed at his campaign-ending announcement. When O’Rourke announced earlier this year he was running, he claimed he felt he was destined to be president, …

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BREAKING: Beto Drops Out Of Presidential Race

The New York Times reports: Former Representative Beto O’Rourke of Texas is dropping out of the presidential race, ending a campaign in which he struggled for months to recapture the energy of his insurgent 2018 Senate candidacy on a national stage full of other big personalities and liberal champions. Mr. O’Rourke made the decision to quit the race in the …

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Porno Pete Blames “Radical Lying Homosexual Activist” JMG For Beto O’Rourke’s Stance On Ex-Gay “Torture”

During last week’s CNN town hall on LGBTQ issues, Beto O’Rourke spoke out against so-called conversion therapy. “As president, we will seek to outlaw it everywhere in this country. In my opinion, this is tantamount to torture. Torture that we’re visiting on children who are absolutely defenseless. We’re going to make sure that whatever the penalty is, it is steep …

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Beto: I’m Not Dropping Out And Trump Must Resign

The Texas Tribune reports: White House hopeful Beto O’Rourke on Saturday called on President Trump to resign amid mounting scrutiny over his dealings with Ukraine. The former Texas congressman argued at the 2019 Texas Tribune Festival that “the best possible path” for the country would be for “this president to resign, allow this country to heal, and ensure that we …

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Proud Boys Taunt Beto With Assault Rifles At Rally

Mediaite reports: When audience members showed up to former Texas Congressman Beto O’Rourke’s rally at Kent State University carrying assault weapons, he called them out. O’Rourke spoke to a crowd that included gun-toting “open carry” advocates — some of whom were members of the white nationalist Proud Boys — after meeting with a survivor of the 1970 massacre at the …

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Trump: “Dummy Beto” Has Hurt Gun Control Deal

The Texas Tribune reports: President Donald Trump added Beto O’Rourke to his list of nicknamed politicians, referring to the Democratic presidential candidate as “Dummy Beto” in a tweet on Wednesday morning. O’Rourke first called for mandatory buybacks of assault weapons last month following the deadly shooting in his hometown of El Paso. But the proposal got its widest audience yet …

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O’Rourke Calls FBI After Death Threat From GOP Rep

Newsweek reports: A Texas Republican lawmaker has been reported to the FBI for a tweet in which he appeared to threaten presidential contender Beto O’Rourke after he had made an impassioned plea for tougher gun restrictions. Rep. Briscoe Cain was reacting to O’Rourke’s statement that he would push for a ban on the possession of certain military-style rifles used in …

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Beto At Debate: Yes, We’re Going to Take Your AR-15

USA Today reports: A month after a gunman opened fire at a Walmart in his hometown of El Paso, killing 22 and injuring more, Beto O’Rourke stood onstage in Houston and was asked about his proposal to buy back military-style assault weapons. The question, during the third debate among Democratic presidential candidates, came after several of his competitors had praised …

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Beto O’Rourke Shuts Down Senate Chatter [VIDEO]

Time Magazine reports: Former Texas Rep. Beto O’Rourke returned to the campaign trail on Thursday morning with a major address from his hometown of El Paso for the first time since the shooting that left at least 22 dead and dozens of victims injured earlier this month. His return to campaigning comes amid calls for him to drop out of …

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Trump Mocks Beto’s “Phony Hispanic” Nickname

Axios reports: President Trump mocked Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke’s Hispanic nickname in a late-night tweet ahead of his visit to the former congressman’s hometown of El Paso Wednesday to honor victims of the city’s mass shooting. Trump’s Twitter attack is in direct opposition to the conciliatory tone he struck when he condemned racism following Saturday’s massacre, saying “Now is …

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Tonight: Beto Reboots Campaign With CNN Town Hall

Politico reports: No candidate entered the presidential race with loftier expectations than Beto O’Rourke — or fell back so quickly afterward. Stalled at about 5 percent in national polls, Beto O’Rourke acknowledged recently that he needs to “do a better job” reaching a national audience. When he landed in Iowa this week for his fourth visit to the state, he …

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Beto To Relaunch Campaign After Initial Buzz Fizzles

The Associated Press reports: Beto O’Rourke barreled into the 2020 presidential race with breakneck energy and a fly-by-the-seat-of-his-pants campaign style that saw him leap atop tables to address overflow crowds with the organic, off-the-cuff candor that had made him a Texas sensation. But since his mid-March campaign launch, the buzz surrounding the former congressman has evaporated. Competing in a massive …

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Beto: I’d Put Stacey Abrams In Charge Of Voter Rights

Axios reports: Beto O’Rourke told supporters at a Fort Worth rally on Friday that he would put former Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams in charge of voting rights initiatives if he were elected president. O’Rourke said at the rally he spoke with Abrams on the phone “to thank her for all the work that she’s doing on voting rights.” When …

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TEXAS: Beto O’Rourke Comes To Mayor Pete’s Defense After Christian Hecklers Disrupt Fundraiser [VIDEO]

ABC News reports: Presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg was heckled by protesters at an event in Texas Friday night, but one of his fellow Democratic challengers was happy to immediately come to his defense. The protesters yelled, “Marriage is between a man and a woman,” and, “Repent,” according to CNN reporter DJ Judd, who was in the audience. Judd also filmed …

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Tucker Carlson Mocks Media Hype For Mayor Pete: They Want To “Consume Every Last Drop Of Buttigieg, Yum”

“Imagine how it must feel to be to be Beto O’Rourke right now. If you’re O’Rourke, you’re out there running for president really hard, or at least running for vice president. You are running anyway. You are giving speech after speech every day: ‘Children are our future. Today the first day of the rest of your life.’ Inspiring stuff like …

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Beto O’Rourke Bashes “Racist” Netanyahu [VIDEO]

The Guardian reports: Beto O’Rourke, the Democratic White House hopeful, has weighed in on Israel’s election, describing the Israeli prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, as a racist and obstacle to peace in the Middle East. “The US-Israel relationship is one of the most important relationships that we have on the planet,” O’Rourke said on a campaign stop at the University of …

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Beto O’Rourke: Trump’s Rhetoric Echoes Nazi Germany

Newsweek reports: The El Paso Democrat recalled meeting a Mexican-American second or third grader who asked why the president didn’t like her, as he ended a speech in front of a crowd at Morningside College, simultaneously broadcast on Facebook Live. “I thought, what is that doing to her head and her conception of herself and what she is able to …

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Beto O’Rourke Raises $9.4 Million In First Quarter

The Dallas News reports: Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke raised $9.4 million in the first 18 days of his campaign, his team announced Wednesday. The haul came from 218,000 contributions and the average donation size was $43, according to his campaign. Candidates are required to file reports detailing how much they raised in the first-quarter of the year to the …

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Bannon: Harris/Beto Ticket Is Best Shot Against Trump

CNBC reports: Former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon on Friday claimed a Kamala Harris-Beto O’Rourke ticket has the “best shot” against President Donald Trump in the 2020 elections, but he also contended that the president will likely win reelection. “I think the best they’re going to have, and I don’t think these people will defeat him, I think a …

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Beto Breaks Bernie’s One-Day Fundraising Record

NBC News reports: Beto O’Rourke raised $6.1 million in his first 24 hours as a presidential candidate, according to his campaign, surpassing Bernie Sanders and every other 2020 Democrat who has disclosed their figures. O’Rourke’s campaign announced Monday that he had taken in $6,136,763 in online contributions in the day after declaring his candidacy Thursday morning. Sanders beat expectations and …

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