Beto O’Rourke, a former candidate for the Democratic presidential nomination, crashed a press conference given by Texas Governor Greg Abbott on Wednesday.
He did so in order to interrupt the event and voice his support for stricter gun control regulations in the wake of the shooting death of 19 students and two teachers at Robb Elementary school in Uvalde, Texas.
“This was totally predictable” O’Rourke can be heard shouting, adding “The time to stop the next shooting is now, and you are doing nothing.” ..“This is on you,” he exclaimed.
Uvalde Mayor Don McLaughlin shouted back:
“You’re out of line.. I can’t believe you’re a sick son of a bitch who would come to a deal like this to make a political issue.” You can watch it below:
The outburst comes after O’Rourke tweeted on Tuesday, “Governor Abbott, if you have any decency, you will immediately withdraw from this weekend’s NRA convention and urge them to hold it anywhere but Texas.”
After then, O’Rourke was led out of the auditorium and brought to a location where he spoke with media.
h/t Zero Hedge
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