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Beto O’rourke speaks against gun violence at a rally in Plano, Texas.
Beto O’rourke, who aims to rebuild his struggling campaign on a platform, the confiscation of firearms, said on Sunday at a rally in Plano, Texas, the President, Trump has been shooting the “blood” of the 22 El Paso mass sacrifice “on his hands.”
O’rourke, the commentators specifically denied in a may day rally in Florida — though that Trump has endorsed, in fact, mass shootings during his speech.
“At a rally in Florida in may of this year, the President of ranting and railing,” O’rourke said, referring to trump’s comments about illegal immigration. “He says,” How do we prevent these people come here?’ Someone yells, ‘shoot.'”
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O’rourke continued: “The crowd roars their approval. The President smiles and he laughs his approval. What is the President of the United States is no longer dangerous. He has the blood of these 22 people in El Paso on his hands. And, the answer to this has, on the defeat of Donald Trump, how important it is. It goes to the root of the problem.”
O’rourke went on to name white supremacy as an “existential threat.”
Video of the trump rally showed that Trump started the discussion, a migrant caravan, on the way to the southern border: “do not forget, we let you, and we can’t allow you to use weapons. Other countries are doing. We can’t do it. I would never do that.”
After someone yelled, “shoot them,” Trump smiled, shook his head and replied, “That’s only in the Panhandle, you can get away with this statement.”
The National Review is Rich Lowry, the President, in the context, clearly that was a joke.
“Clearly, this is not meant as an affirmation of the statement, but to confirm a good-natured way, his impudence,” wrote Lowry. “The idea that this interruption was, in the middle of a long Trump the reef, as we need to make legal changes to address the border crisis somehow the President incitement to mass murder, is patently absurd.”
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O’rourke has flip-Flop on the issue of gun hardware. When he ran for the Senate in the past year in Texas, in which he explicitly against the government under the AR-15 rifles. But, during last week’s presidential primary debate, O’rourke flatly, “hell said Yes” when asked whether the government should confiscate the AR-15s.
The former Texas representative subsequently clarified that he does not anticipate the need for agents of the government provided door-to-door because people would simply, in accordance with the law voluntarily.
Last Thursday, Briscoe Cain, a Republican in the Texas house of representatives, released on the promise of a cheeky message on Twitter, according to O’rourke, to take the citizens weapons.
“My AR is ready for you, Robert Francis,” Cain said, with the help of O’rourke’s birth name.
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“This is a death threat, agent,” O’rourke wrote back. “Clearly, you don’t own a AR-15 should—and you should not someone else’s.”
Cain replied: “You are a child of Robert Francis.”
Fox News’ Andrew craft in Plano, Texas, contributed to this report.