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Texas gun Democratic congressional candidate Kim Olson, and Texas Republican Rep. Michael Burgess debate about whether or not the voters want to control reforms.
President Trump on Monday, the democratic presidential candidate, Beto O’rourke, the fight for his controversial comment from a recent debate on the confiscation of semi-automatic weapons – suggested that statements such as the former Texas representatives it harder for the Dems to achieve any meaningful legislation in relation to firearms.
“I saw this character from Texas,” Trump O ‘ Rourke said after a meeting in New York with the South Korean President. “Can’t imagine he’ll get a voice.”
Trump added: “If Beto talk about confiscation begins ed weapons, it makes it that much more difficult. Democrats wasting so much time with nonsense.”
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O’rourke, the tips statement during a recent debate — “hell yeah, we’re gonna take your AR-15, your AK-47” — stoked long-standing fears of the gun owners, the Democrats are less interested in safety than they are in the seizure of firearms.
O’rourke’s comments came in the result of several high-profile recordings, including two involved in his home state of Texas, that the AR – or AK-style weapons, the appearance, military-style weapons and usually carry more rounds than other rifles. A summer of the battle was marked by shootings in Gilroy, California.; El Paso, Texas; and Dayton, Ohio; and a 10-mile stretch between Midland and Odessa, Texas. In all, more than 40 people were killed and over 100 were wounded in the attacks.
In addition, fears incite Second Amendment supporters, O ‘Rourke’ s comment has also been seen by some political observers as to hurt his future in Texas, he should choose the country again.
Texas political activists claim that O ‘ can’t win Rourke in Texas with these positions.
“O’rourke’s’ hell Yes’ to gun confiscation, how little he knows about the Texans and guns,” said Johanna Flemming, the Executive Director of Grassroots America, We the people PAC, a conservative group in Texas. “By shooting out of his mouth, Beto managed, at the end of his political career in Texas, while driving up gun sales.”
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Fox News’ Maxim Lott, and The Associated Press contributed to this report.