Beto O'Rourke Doubles Down on Gun Pledge -- 'Should Not Allow' Americans to Own Weapons of War

Beto O'Rourke Doubles Down on Gun Pledge — 'Should Not Allow' Americans to Own Weapons of War


Democrat Texas gubernatorial candidate Beto O’Rourke said Sunday on CNN’s “State of the Union” that he stood behind his pledge to take away “weapons of war” from American citizens.

Anchor Dana Bash said, “It was gun control, in particular, was your number one issue in your presidential campaign. I want to play something you said on the debate stage in 2019 shortly after a mass shooting in your hometown of El Paso.”

During a Democratic primary presidential debate, O’Rourke said, “Hell yes, we’re going to take your AR-15 and AK-47 and not going to allow it to be used against fellow Americans anymore.”

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Bash asked, “Is that what you would still do as governor of Texas?”

O’Rourke said, “Look, we are a state

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