'This Is on You': O'Rourke Disrupts Shooting Briefing to Confront Texas Governor

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Beto O’Rourke interrupted a news conference on the Uvalde school shooting, prompting a heated exchange with Texas lawmakers.

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5/25/2022 9:22:00 PM

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Beto O’Rourke interrupted a news conference on the Uvalde school shooting, prompting a heated exchange with Texas lawmakers.

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Beto O’Rourke interrupted a news conference on the Uvalde school shooting Wednesday, prompting a heated exchange with Texas lawmakers.

and pick your alerts.An angered Patrick criticized O'Rourke for the interruption, telling him he was"out of line" and calling him a"sick son of a b----" for trying to make a"political issue" of the shooting.As O'Rourke was escorted out of the press conference, he turned around and said: “This is on you until you choose to do something different. This will continue to happen. Somebody needs to stand up for the children of this state or they will continue to be killed just like they were killed in Uvalde yesterday."

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Good old white sheriffs, like having the Lone Ranger back…Tex leadership is a mess. Embarrassing for the US. Let’s cut ways Thanks Beto for speaking truth to power! The men on the stage are owned by and answer to the NRA, not the public who’s children were gunned down. It’s time to take back Texas from these sad excuses of human beings.

Beto saw this before, in his hometown of El Paso at a Walmart store. He's pissed, as we all should be. These were defenseless 7 to 9-year-old kids. Thanks to GregAbbott and txgop, teens can buy assault rifles in Texas with no permit, license, or training required. Pure political theater. Typical for the Dems.

Here’s someone I’d agree shouldn’t have a gun. 🦇💩 That was not a news conference! That was a purely political propaganda rally, designed to re-elect Abbott and Patrick. Let's not adopt their propaganda as facts. Please consider revising this tweet to add that he did so calmly as there is misinformation being spread about the interruption to feed a narrative that he was hostile & there is space in the tweet to say that. Thank you.

Thank you for standing up for all the victims of gun violence and demanding change. You made the officials on stage look extremely inept and foolish. 👏 Texas next Governor Beto O’Rourke. It’s time. VoteBlueToSaveOurKids He was in Congress for 6 years…what got done while he was in DC?

Watch: Texas official explodes on Beto O'Rourke over Uvalde shooting Texas Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick called O'Rourke a 'sick son of a b****' for heckling Governor Greg Abbott about Tuesday's devastating school shooting. No matter how much the criminal is cursed, it will not be enough. However, the swearing is a boomerang and a swearing at “Us”. That's what our acceptance has invited.😢 Dan Patrick said that “there will be plenty of time to discuss and analyze what happened yesterday and do everything that we can within our power to hopefully prevent it from happening again.” Sandy Hook 12/14/2012. Is 10 years enough time? Who’s the sicko?

Good. These people should be held responsible for their roles in making it so easy for people to have access to Assault rifles. Ok. Just got an extra 2 votes. Imagine that guy as governor? All of Mexico would be in America in a week. Open the borders!!!! You know the callouness has entered the room when he mentions Chicago!!

How that man addressed the interruption is such a reflection of an indifferent, disrespectful character of a human being he is. He didn’t have to cuss at him. He didn’t have to show off his authority. Despicable!! UvaldeMassacre Thank you,BetoORourke. GovAbbott is responsible for lowering the age to 18 to buy a weapon of war.

Go Beto!!!

Beto O’Rourke Interrupts Texas Governor’s Press Conference After Uvalde Shooting: ‘You Are Doing Nothing’ Texas politician Beto O’Rourke crashed Gov. Greg Abbott ’s press conference on Wednesday where state officials were meeting to discuss the Tuesday shooting in Uvalde, Texas , where 19 stu… Normally I would think jumping into another’s press conference was tacky. Considering the republicans main campaign technique is lying and gaslighting on their plans, jump in Beto. Texas would be much improved with you as governor.

Beto O'Rourke Confronts Texas Governor Abbott at School Shooting Press ConferenceBeto O'Rourke confronts Texas Governor Greg Abbott over the deadly school shooting. Check his azz he made it law that u can purchase a gun without a permit & background check... We need 2 vote his azz outta office...... It’s not just time to pray for the Texas massacre. It’s TIME TO STOP This. NO MORE DEATHS No more innocent people dying. ITS TIME TO Take Action to avoid more tragedies Otherwise, This is not going to stop The man is a complete a-- . Great publicity stunt for votes

Beto O'Rourke interrupts Texas Gov. Abbott at Uvalde news conference: 'You are doing nothing'O'Rourke, the Democratic challenger to Greg Abbott , interrupted a panel of officials 24 hours after a gunman killed 19 children and two adults. 'Verbally confronts'? More like 'reminds him of his complicity.' Because that is what is true. He is right they have done nothing He just wanted to address the death panel

Beto O’Rourke interrupts Texas school shooting press conference: ‘You’re doing nothing’“You’re doing nothing,” Beto O’Rourke stood up shouting, moments after Abbott finished speaking. O’Rourke was quickly escorted out of the room. 😳 Omg-he’s SUCH a perpetual Pick Me, the 2nd embarrassment is palpable. 🤦🏻‍♀️ just sit down Robert… geez. He does want to take your AR-15’s, he doesn’t want to take your AR-15’s, he’s back to wanting to take your AR-15’s. Doesn’t care about solutions, cares about votes. Truth is hard to hear for hypocrites.

Beto O’Rourke interrupts Texas governor's news conference on school shootingO’Rourke told Gov. Greg Abbott that the shooting was “totally predictable” and that he was “doing nothing.”