Texas shooting: Politician Beto O’Rourke clashes with governor and authorities in update

  • Former Congressman Beto O’Rourke confronted Gov. Greg Abbott blaming him for approving gun laws that allowed Texans to buy guns without background checks
  • Democrat O’Rourke, who is running against Abbott in the upcoming election, noted his actions were to blame for the Texas school shooting
  • O’Rourke pointed out that Abbott ignored solutions such as laws on the safe storage of firearms and banning the sale of AR-15-style rifles.

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Democratic gubernatorial candidate Beto O’Rourke angrily confronted Texas Governor Greg Abbott as he answered questions about the school shooting in Uvalde.

Politician Beto O’Rourke confronted Texas Governor Greg Abbott, blaming him for the shooting. Photo: Getty Images, William Luther.
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He shouted angrily pointing at the scene as the Governor was about to hand the microphone to Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick.

The former congressman blamed the governor for the elementary school shooting.

According to KUT, O’Rourke, who is running against Abbott for governor, approached the stage and said to him:

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“It’s on you. You said it wasn’t predictable? It’s totally predictable when you choose to do nothing.

He blamed Abbott after the governor signed legislation last year that allows Texans to buy a handgun without a license.


Law enforcement officers escorted O’Rourke out of the auditorium as one of the onstage officials was heard calling O’Rourke an “a**hole” and a “sick son of a bitch”.

O’Rourke spoke to the media after being kicked out of the auditorium saying there are solutions the governor has ignored, like laws on safe gun storage and banning the sale of guns. AR-15 type rifles.

He stated:

“These are…solutions that have been proposed by the people of Texas, each of which has broad bipartisan support. Right now, we could achieve that if we had a governor who cared more about the people of Texas than his own political career.

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In more tragic news, In brief News previously reported that one of two teachers killed in the mass shooting at a Texas school died to save his students.

The incident happened days ago when 18-year-old Salvador Ramos stormed a school and opened fire in classrooms, killing 19 students and two teachers.

Source: News in Brief

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