Beto O’Rourke confronts Texas Gov. at school shooting press conference

Texas gubernatorial candidate Beto O’Rourke confronted Gov. Greg Abbott during a press conference on the Uvalde, Texas, elementary school shooting. Warning: this video contains profanity.

Video Transcript

BETO O'ROURKE: Governor Abbott, I have to say something.

- Excuse me.

BETO O'ROURKE: The time to put a stop to this--

- Excuse me.

BETO O'ROURKE: --was after Santa Fe High School.

- (SPITEFULLY) Sit down. You're out-- you're out of line and an embarrassment.

BETO O'ROURKE: --was after an El Paso


The next shooting is right now, and you are doing nothing.

DON MCLAUGHLIN: No. He needs to get his ass out of here. This isn't the place to talk this over.

BETO O'ROURKE: You said this was unpredictable. This is totally predictable when you chose--

DON MCLAUGHLIN: (SHOUTING) Sir, you're out of line. Sir, you're out of line. Sir, you're out of line. Please leave this auditorium.

- Sir, you need to exit. You need to exit.

- Get out of here. Leave.

DON MCLAUGHLIN: I can't believe you're a sick son of a bitch that would come to a deal like this to make a political issue.


BETO O'ROURKE: This is on you until you choose to do something about it.

DON MCLAUGHLIN: It's on assholes like you. Why don't you get out of here.


- (SHOUTING) Go home!

- (CHANTING) Let him speak, let him speak, let him speak.

- How about the First Amendment?


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