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Beto O’Rourke Takes A Page Out Of Biden’s Playbook — Floats Stacey Abrams As Running Mate

Democratic presidential hopeful Beto O’Rourke suggested while campaigning in New Hampshire on Saturday that he might choose failed Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams to run with him as his vice presidential candidate. “I’m one of 21 — [there’s a] long way to go. I feel it to be a little presumptuous to begin selecting or defining who a running mate ...

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Beto O’Rourke Hires Obama Delegate Chief As He Sinks In Polling

2020 Democratic candidate presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke hired former President Barack Obama’s delegate chief, the campaign announced Thursday. “We’re excited that Jeff Berman has joined our team,” O’Rourke said. “His expertise and proven success in navigating the primary process will help us put people back at the center of our democracy as we ensure every voice is heard during the ...

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Beto O’Rourke Signs The Same Campaign Pledge He Violated Last Election

Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke signed the “No Fossil Fuel Money” pledge pushed by environmental activists — a pledge he signed and violated during the 2018 election cycle. “I’ve done it in large part because I was asked to by students at William and Mary, when I was in Virginia, students, young people, activists and advocates that I’ve met all ...

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Responding Officers Break Silence On Beto’s DWI Arrest: ‘No Doubt’ He Tried To Flee

The law enforcement officers who responded to Democratic presidential hopeful Beto O’Rourke’s 1998 drunk driving crash are standing by their official report that the former Texas congressman tried to flee the scene. “I believe we have contradicting stories here,” Richard Carrera, the investigating officer, told The Texas Tribune on Tuesday. “I stand by my report.” Following the accident, Carrera brought ...

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Beto Calls Netanyahu A ‘Racist’ Who Doesn’t Represent The ‘True Will’ Of Israelis

2020 presidential hopeful Beto O’Rourke called Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu a “racist” who has sided with a “far-right racist party” on Sunday. The remarks were made to reporters after a campaign rally in Iowa, during which the former Democratic Texas U.S. Representative was asked about the conflict in the region, according to a CNN report. “I don’t think Benjamin ...

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Self-Cronyism: Beto O’Rourke Paid His And His Wife’s Company $110,000 In Campaign Funds

EL PASO, Texas — Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke paid roughly $110,000 in campaign funds to a web development company while either he or his wife owned it, public records show. Beto for Texas paid Stanton Street Technology Group $58,544 during the 2011-12 election cycle, $39,060 during the 2013-14 cycle, $9,290 in the 2015-16 cycle and $32,778 during the 2017-18 ...

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Beto O’Rourke Follows In Obama’s Footsteps With Latest Campaign Hire

Presidential hopeful and former Democratic Texas Rep. Beto O’Rourke revealed on Monday that he made a key addition to his campaign by hiring one of former President Barack Obama’s top campaign staffers. Jennifer O’Malley Dillon, who was Obama’s deputy campaign manager for his 2012 presidential run, will be serving as the campaign manager for O’Rourke’s 2020 Beto for America campaign. ...

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‘He’s Apologized For Being Born’: Bloomberg Takes On Beto’s Unusual Campaign Approach

Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg poked fun at Democrats running for office Thursday night while explaining his reason for not jumping into a crowded presidential race. One of the prerequisites for running in 2020 is the need to go on an apology tour, Bloomberg said during a Bermuda Executive Forum in New York. The billionaire businessman gave former ...

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The Numbers Are In And Bernie’s Prediction About Beto’s Fundraising Haul Was Spot On

Democratic 2020 presidential hopeful Beto O’Rourke announced that his record-smashing $6.1 million first-day haul came from just 128,000 unique contributors giving an average of $47 each. O’Rourke, who announced his bid for president March 14, revealed the numbers in remarks to reporters after a campaign stop in New Hampshire, according to Politico. They are significant when compared to the Bernie ...

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Beto Thinks He Can Still Pull It Off In Texas

Presidential hopeful and former Democratic Rep. Robert “Beto” O’Rourke stated Tuesday he is confident he can win the state of Texas in the general election. “Yes, I think we can win Texas,” O’Rourke told reporters during a campaign event in New Hampshire. “I think we’ve proven we know how to campaign.” O’Rourke, who continuously trailed Republican Texas Sen. Ted Cruz throughout the ...

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Beto O’Rourke Refuses To Sign ‘No Fossil Fuel Money’ Pledge That He Broke Last Election

Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke would not sign a pledge presented to him by environmental activists in New Hampshire to not take contributions from coal, gas and oil companies. Activists with the New Hampshire Youth Movement posted a video on Twitter of O’Rourke declining to sign the group’s “No Fossil Fuel Money” pledge. The pledge asks candidates to reject donations ...

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Beto Questioned On Lack Of Policy Specifics At Penn State Meet And Greet

Former Democratic Texas Rep. Robert “Beto” O’Rourke was asked when he would give “an actual policy” at a meet and greet at Pennsylvania State University Tuesday. “When are we going to get an actual policy from you instead of just like platitudes and nice stories?” one person asked. O’Rourke mentioned ending prohibition on marijuana, having four-year-olds start public education with ...

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Handy Man – A.F. Branco Cartoon

Robert O’Rourke, aka Beto, has no accomplishments other than losing an election to Ted Cruz, A DUI, Hacking computers, being in a punk rock band, and flailing his arms around a lot. Political Cartoon by A.F. Branco ©2019 See more Branco toons HERE

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Beto O’Rourke Out Raises All Other 2020 Candidates On First Day

Former Texas Rep. Robert “Beto” O’Rourke raised more than $6.1 million in one day following his announcement that he will be seeking the Democratic nomination for the presidency in 2020. “Beto O’Rourke raised a record-breaking $6,136,763 in online contributions during the first 24 hours of his grassroots campaign for President of the United States,” Chris Evans, communications director for O’Rourke’s ...

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