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Beto Backtracks on Border Wall: ‘Physical Barrier’ Needed in ‘Some Places’

Less than a week after calling for the border wall on the U.S.-Mexico border in El Paso, Texas, to be taken down, former Rep. Robert Francis “Beto” O’Rourke (D-TX) backtracked on Tuesday, saying he believes “there is a role for physical barriers in some places” along the U.S-Mexico border. “I think there are in some places a need for a physical barrier, and here’s what I would do: I would work with local stakeholders, the property owners, the communities, those who actually live there, to determine the best security solution,”…

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Beto: ‘Racism’ and ‘Hatred’ Define Trump Presidency

Former Rep. Robert Francis “Beto” O’Rourke (D-TX) said on Friday evening in Wisconsin that “hatred” and “racism” have defined Donald Trump’s presidency. Speaking to political science students at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, O’Rourke told the Badgers that President Trump came to the border in El Paso, Texas, this week to “stoke the anxiety and the paranoia and the fear and the hatred and the racism that has defined his campaigns and his presidency.” O’Rourke, who headlined an anti-wall rally across the street from Trump, added that protesters, knowing that the…

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Democrat Presidential Hopefuls on Border: ‘Trump Is the Real National Emergency’

Nine Democrat presidential hopefuls took to Twitter to express opposition to securing the southern U.S. border with Mexico through the declaration of a national emergency, ranging from claiming climate change is a greater threat than illegal immigration to saying President Trump is the real problem. After signing the so-called compromise border funding bill, Trump announced he would declare a national emergency to use funding from several federal resources to pay for the wall construction. Democrats and leftist, including those who hope to replace him in the White House, immediately launched…

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Beto O’Rourke: Tear Down Existing Border Wall

Former Rep. Robert Francis “Beto” O’Rourke (D-TX), the failed 2018 Senate Democrat nominee in Texas, said in an interview with MSNBC’s Chris Hayes at the border that he would tear down existing border wall along the U.S. border with Mexico. Democrat Beto O’Rourke says he wants to knock down the existing border barriers on the southern border MSNBC’s Chris Hayes: “If you could, would you take the wall down now? Knock it down?” O’Rourke: “Yes, absolutely. I would take the wall down.” pic.twitter.com/0jYSc1kKh8 — Ryan Saavedra (@RealSaavedra) February 15, 2019…

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Extremism, Scandals Rip Apart Democrat Party: Radicalism, Racism, Anti-Semitism, Sexism, Socialism Threaten Left’s Return to Power

It took them a little more than a month. Since Democrats took control of the U.S. House of Representatives, and Democrat Speaker Nancy Pelosi reclaimed the gavel for the first time in nearly a decade, the Democrat Party has been riding high. President Donald Trump lost the first round of the battle with Democrats over his planned border wall, ending the longest government shutdown in history a few weeks ago–with no wall funding, despite a promise not to make such a concession. Pelosi, gloating, signed the three-week continuing resolution with…

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Beto O’Rourke ‘Really Excited’ About Green New Deal

Failed Texas Senate candidate Beto O’Rourke praised the Green New Deal on Monday, despite the widespread mockery of the socialist proposal from Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. “I’m really excited about the leadership there to meet our commitment to the generations that follow,” O’Rourke told BuzzFeed. “It is the best proposal that I’ve seen to ensure that this planet does not warm another two degrees Celsius, after which we may lose the ability to live in places like El Paso.” O’Rourke spoke to BuzzFeed as he marched in protest of President Donald…

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Beto O’Rourke Speaks Spanish in El Paso as Supporters Wave Mexican Flags

Supporters of failed Senate candidate Robert Francis “Beto” O’Rourke brought Mexican flags to his El Paso, Texas, rally on Monday evening as the potential 2020 Democratic presidential candidate spoke in both Spanish and English. Protestors in attendance for the Trump opposition speech also held signs that read: “Immigrants Make America Great” and “BETO 2020.” #BetoORourke #Beto2020 #MAGA #betomale pic.twitter.com/rdtIHSyVtk — Unbearable Media 🇺🇸🇺🇸 (@UnbearableMedia) February 12, 2019 This is Beto O’Rourke crowd – Mexican flags and American Burka – dumb pic.twitter.com/HwbP9hgMxz — 🏃‍♀️💨 Can’t Catch Me (@Victori21921904) February 12, 2019…

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Robert Francis ‘Beto’ O’Rourke: El Paso Is ‘Safe Not Because of Walls, But in Spite of Walls’

Failed Senate Candidate Robert Francis “Beto” O’Rourke headlined a protest Monday night across the street from President Trump’s rally in El Paso, Texas, where he claimed that El Paso was one of the safest cities in America “in spite of walls.” El Paso is “one of the safest cities in the United States of America. Safe not because of walls, but in spite of walls,” O’Rourke told a cheering crowd of those that oppose the notion of a wall along the southern border of America. O’Rourke, who lost the Texas Senate race…

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President Donald Trump Taunts Beto O’Rourke, Counter Rally: ‘He Lost’

President Donald Trump shot down a challenge from failed 2018 Senate candidate and 2020 hopeful Beto O’Rourke during his El Paso, Texas, rally – which far outnumbered O’Rourke’s. Trump said 69,000 people signed up for his Monday night rally, less than a mile from the U.S.-Mexico border. O’Rourke is holding a counter-rally to Trump’s Monday night, also in El Paso, Texas. “If you really want to see something, go outside. Tens of thousands of people are watching screens outside.” “We were all challenged by a young man who lost an…

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Beto O’Rourke: ‘Walls Do Not Save Lives, Walls End Lives’

Monday night at a rally in El Paso, TX, former Rep. Beto O’Rourke (D- TX) made the declaration that, “Walls do not save lives. Walls end lives.” While countering President Donald Trump rally, O’Rourke said, “Walls do not save lives. Walls end lives. In the last ten years, more than 4,000 children, woman and men, have died trying to come to this country to work jobs that no one will take, to be with a family member, to flee horrific brutality, violence and death in their home countries.” He continued, “As…

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