Abbott uses O’Rourke’s previous words on the border wall when Texas Democrats launch the challenge


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Call it a taste of upcoming things.

Former Rep. Gov. Greg Abbott says he will launch a Democratic challenge against Texas Governor Greg Abbott. On the eve of Beto O’Rourke’s announcement, the two-term Republican governor’s campaign targeted a new ad in O’Rourke.

The statewide digital spot highlights previous comments on immigration and border security’s combustion issues made by O’Rourke during his unsuccessful bid for the 2020 presidential nomination, a former congressman from El Paso. Started after beating Ted Cruz. Of Texas in the 2018 election.

Texas Showdown: BETO O’ROURKE launches 2022 Democratic Challenge against GOP GOV. Greg Abbott

O’Rourke appears at the top of an ad campaign clip as saying, “We don’t need walls to solve a problem we don’t have.”

Spot then uses TV news clips of undocumented immigrants trying to cross over to the US on the nation’s southern border with Mexico earlier this year.

O’Rourke appears to be saying at the end of the ad, “I’ll put down the wall.”

The seat was the fourth in recent weeks, with the Abbott reelection campaign targeting O’Rourke before his official entry into Monday’s race.

This is just a tease for what will be a fierce competition race. “We have planned to hold O’Rourke to his former positions.

Carney pointed to O’Rourke’s previous push to retake assault-style weapons, which advisers called the “firearms confiscation” and his support for the progressive Green New Deal during his brief term at the White House. Carney vowed that “every Texan will remember why Beato withdrew from the presidential race.”

O’Rourke stands by the mandatory buy-backs for offensive weapons

Carney, a veteran of several GOP presidential and statewide campaigns for years, described O’Rourke as a “perpetual candidate” who predicted he would be a “three-time loser.”

But Carney added that O’Rourke was “very competitive. He’s raising a lot of money around the country.

O’Rourke caught the nation’s attention in 2018 as he racked up a massive fundraiser across the country, prompting Cruz, who is a well-known conservative firebrand in the Senate, and a runner-up to former President Trump in 2016. GOP Presidential Nomination Race.

Beto O’Rourke, the then-Democratic presidential candidate, is campaigning at an event in Plymouth, New Hampshire on March 20, 2019
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Abbott served as a Texas Attorney General for twelve years before winning the 2014 gubernatorial election, after longtime GOP governor Rick Perry.

Despite being a proven conservative, Abbott is facing multiple Republican primary challenges from the right. Former Florida Representative Allen West moved to Lone Star State and briefly served as president of the Texas Republican Party and former state Sen. Allen West was among those who launched longshot bids to oust the governor in next year’s GOP primary. Don Huffins.

Carney told LBL the Abbott campaign “is not taking anything for granted but we are focused on the general election.”

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