2020 Presidential Candidate Beto O'Rourke Holds Town Hall In Oakland

He discussed gun control, immigration and the president

Joe DeStio
September 25, 2019 - 4:21 pm

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PITTSBURGH (Newsradio 1020 KDKA) - 2020 Democratic Presidential Candidate Beto O’Rourke was in Pittsburgh Wednesday.

 He held a roundtable and town hall in Oakland, discussing various topics including immigration:

“We are safe not despite the fact that we are a city of immigrants and that we’re connected to the rest of the world we are safe because we are a city of immigrants and that we’re connected to the rest of the world,” said O’Rourke.

O’Rourke also again pushed for stronger gun laws.

“We must see this clearly, we must speak honestly and we must act decisively,” said O’Rourke. “Here’s what we do, beyond universal background checks and red flag laws and ending the sale of weapons of war, we will mandatorily buy back every AK-47 and AR-15 that is out there.”

The former U.S Congressman from Texas been a vocal advocate for stronger gun control laws since the mass shooting in his district, at a Walmart in El Paso, Texas.

O’Rourke also condemning President Trump’s rhetoric and policies. 

 

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