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Tuesday, 19 January 2021

Presidential Candidate Beto O'Rourke speaks in Tucson

Credit: KGUN, Tucson, AZ
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Presidential Candidate Beto O'Rourke speaks in Tucson
Presidential Candidate Beto O'Rourke speaks in Tucson
O'Rourke spoke to supporters at Gentle Ben's near the University of Arizona

O'ROURKE -- IN TUCSON TODAY.HE'S SPEAKING TO SUPPORTERS NEARTHE UNIVERSITY OF ARIZONA.NINE ON YOUR SIDE'S ROGELIOMARES JOINS US LIVE FROM GENTLEBEN'S BREWING COMPANY -- WHEREHUNDREDS ARE GATHERED TO WATCHHIM SPEAK.ROGELIO?THE LINE TO SEE MR. O'ROURKE RANALONG THE FRONT OF THERESTAURANT HERE AND CLEAR DOWNUNIVERSITY BOULEVARDTOWARD PARK AVENUE.NSIDE GENTLE BEN'S -- HUNDREDSOF BETO SUPPORTERSPACKED INTO THE UPSTAIRS HALL TOHEAR HIM SPEAK.

O'ROURKE SPOKEABOUT GUN VIOLENCE, IMMIGRATIONANDRACISM TO THE CHEERS OF THECROWD I TALKED TO SUPPORTERS ASTHEY WAITED ON LINE OUTSIDE ANDTHESE ARE THE ISSUES THEY SAYTHEY WANT O'ROURKE TOCONFRONT.THE GUN DEBATE PARTICULARLY HASBEEN A CONTENTIOUS ONEFOR O'ROURKE AFTER COMMENTS HEMADE SUGGESTING HEWOULD SUPPORT BANNING AND BUYINGBACK AUTOMATIC RIFLES.O'ROURKE, AN EL PASO NATIVE,MADE THOSE COMMENTS FOLLOWING ASHOOTING AT A WAL-MART IN HISHOMETOWN.

HERE IN TUCSONSUPPORTERS TOLD US WHILE THEYWAITED FORO'ROURKE TO SPEAK WHAT BROUGHTTHEM OUT HERE IN THE CROWDS ANDHEAT TO SEE THEIR CANDIDATE OFCHOICE."I THINK HE'S PROBABLY GOING TOTALK ABOUT GUNS, I THINKTHAT'S A GOOD THING.

I DON'THATE GUNS BUT I DON'T REALLYLIKES GUNS EITHER.

I DON'TNECESSARILY THINK THEIRNECESSARY.

<BUTTEDOBVIOUSLY HEALTH CARE, I WANT TOKNOW WHAT EVERYONE'S GOTGOING WITH HEALTH CARE.

OTHERTHAN THAT I JUST WANT TO SEE HIMUPCLOSE SEE WHAT HE'S ABOUT."

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