O’Rourke Refuses to Say Whether He Thinks All Trump Voters Are Racist, Says Voting for POTUS Is ‘Dangerous’

Former Congressman Beto O’Rourke (D-Texas) refused to say whether he believed all of President Donald Trump’s voters were racists.

O’Rourke has been one of Trump’s most vocal critics following the horrific shooting in his hometown of El Paso, Texas where a white supremacist gunman opened fire in a Walmart.

Throughout the week, O’Rourke has placed blame on President Trump for the increase in “white supremacist rhetoric” in the United States.

During an interview on CNN’s “State of the Union,” the 2020 candidate was asked by host Jake Tapper whether he believed all of the people that support President Trump also support his alleged racism.

“You said to me last week that you thought President Trump was a white nationalist,” Tapper asked. “I just wonder, sir, President Trump won your home state of Texas by nine points — almost 63 million Americans voted for him — do you think it’s racist to vote for President Trump in 2020?”

O’Rourke stopped short of calling all Trump supporters racist but claimed their votes enable a “dangerous” president.

Watch O’Rourke’s comments:

“I think it’s really hard. After everything that we’ve seen from his time as a candidate in 2016 to his repeated warnings of ‘invasions’ to his repeated calls to ‘send them back.’ Sending back people who are U.S. citizens, sending back people who were born in this country. His description of white nationalists and klansmen and Neo-Nazis as ‘very fine people.’ His warnings of Muslims as being inherently defective or dangerous and attempting to ban them from entry into this country. His transgender troop ban and his attack on anyone who does not look like or pray like or love like the majority of the country. Yes, Donald Trump is dangerous to the future of America and will destroy what makes us so unique and so special and the genius that we represent to ourselves and to the rest of the world.”

After refusing to say whether he thought Trump’s 63 million voters were racist, O’Rourke called on voters to choose a president who can unite the country.

The former congressman sits at or below 2% in several recent 2020 Democratic primary polls.

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WayHungLow
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I’m surprised this idiot has not dropped out of the race already.

Tom Bodine
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Why is this moron getting any air time at all, he is polling
a less than 1% in the US and about 2% in his native Mexico 😂

Charles
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O’Rourke is a lying Democrat. Nothing he or they say can be believed. They love to use the race card and always revert back to it when losing.

Bonnie Keever
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I am not or will not vote for a low idiot as you or the other Democrats you have shown what you truly are

Mark Schlesinger
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I guess anyone who disagrees with Beato(ff) just be aracist. Such as 98 % of dems and 100% of repubs.

Cherl
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It’s difficult to believe that real people believe the useless unsubstantiated rhetoric by the likes of this twerp. Never heard of him before this year and hope by the end of this year I never will again. And at 2% it looks like that is a sure thing.
His attempt at scare tactics is bizarre. But Tapper asking such a pointed question about Trump taking Texas by 9 points was a shocker.

victoria
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President Trump never said to send back Immigrants that are citizens LOL! Amongst other lies this idiot just told. He’s the damn biggest pandering liar there is! Cannot wait until he disappears with his tail between his legs! Lies about his name is the topping on the cake!

Allen Zabel
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The question is this:
Who is it, that divides America?
Who is it that screams “racist,” until the term no longer holds any meaning.
Who was it, that called half of America “deplorable?”
Who are they,, that are calling for “getting in their faces and promoting violence?
Who is it, that spews hatred and division, on the “Communist News Network?”

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