Throughout a Sunday morning interview, Beto O’Rourke delivered a Texas first message that rejected divisiveness and reveals why Republicans are scared.
Beto O’Rourke delivers the message that scares Republicans, “It is the time for Texas to notice our full potential. We actually wish to get again to doing the massive issues on this state.” pic.twitter.com/n3QUotW9C3
— Sarah Reese Jones (@PoliticusSarah) November 21, 2021
O’Rourke stated on CNN’s State Of The Union when requested if that is “his time:”
It’s not a lot my time. It’s the time for Texas to notice our full potential. We actually wish to get again to doing the massive issues on this state, specializing in creating the finest jobs in America proper right here in Texas, world-class public colleges for our children, and shifting ahead on common sense concepts, like increasing Medicaid, getting away from the extremism and divisiveness of Greg Abbott, the abortion ban that places a $10,000 bounty on the top of any Texas lady attempting to make her personal reproductive well being care selections, the permitless carry invoice he signed into legislation that permits anybody to hold a loaded firearm in public with none background verify, with none type of coaching in any respect, these insurance policies that pit Texans in opposition to each other are holding us from doing the massive issues that we actually ought to be doing.
I wish to assist convey this state collectively not as Democrats and not as Republicans however as Texans and get again after doing the massive issues that Texas was recognized for. I don’t know a lot concerning the nationwide political local weather. I do know what the folks in Texas need, and I wish to make certain as a candidate and governor I ship on that.
Rejecting Divisiness And Focusing On Native Points Scares Republicans
Beto O’Rourke got here inside an eyelash of beating Ted Cruz, and with hindsight being 20/20, he most likely ought to have skipped the presidential candidacy to concentrate on working for governor.
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Republicans in Texas preserve attempting to make it harder to vote as a result of the attraction of candidates like Beto O’Rourke is rising. O’Rourke has a pro-Texas message that’s hyperfocused on the state,
Greg Abbott is working the Trump playbook and messaging for Fox Information. Beto O’Rourke is speaking to each single household who’s sitting round their kitchen desk in Texas.
Mr. Easley is the managing editor. He’s additionally a White Home Press Pool and a Congressional correspondent for PoliticusUSA. Jason has a Bachelor’s Diploma in Political Science. His graduate work centered on public coverage, with a specialization in social reform actions.
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