Beto O’Rourke doubles down on vow to ‘take your AR-15, your AK-47’

Beto O’Rourke doubles down on vow to ‘take your AR-15, your AK-47’


Former Democratic Rep. Beto O’Rourke reiterated his vow to “take your AR-15, your AK-47” if he’s successful in his bid to become governor of Texas

During an appearance on CNN’s “State of the Union,” O’Rourke was asked by host Dana Bash if he stands by the pledge he made during a Democratic presidential debate in September 2019.

​“I still hold this view,” he said in the Sunday interview. 

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“Look, we are a state that has a long, proud tradition of responsible gun ownership. And most of us here in Texas do not want to see our friends, our family members, our neighbors shot up with these weapons of war. So yes, I still hold this view,” O’Rourke said.​

During his failed run for

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