Beto O’Rourke 2020 Hits North Carolina with ‘Bathroom Bill’ Memories

Breitbart | 4/16/2019 | Staff
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Robert Francis “Beto” O’Rourke of Texas swung through North Carolina on Monday opening with greetings of “buenos dias” to nearly 100 students and others in Charlotte.

Newly minted Democrat State Senator Mujtaba Mohammed, elected in 2018, launched the Central Piedmont Community College event around 9 a.m. It was the first of three 2020 campaign events for O’Rourke in North Carolina on Monday.

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O’Rourke’s opening remark on gerrymandering elicited cheers from the crowd. He threw in mention of LGBT issues, voter suppression, and a new voting rights act.

O’Rourke revealed that as of a few years ago, what he knew of North Carolina was a “very hateful bathroom bill” that he said they exported to Texas. He proclaimed that the bill had the singular purpose to “freak parents out about transgender children in their kids’ classrooms.”

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He told the crowd he came to see how they overcame what he described as paranoia and hateful language contained in the North Carolina “bathroom bill” and saw Democrats take offices including the governorship in 2018.

O’Rourke spoke both in spanish and english as he told the group that he spent time in every county whether bright red or blue, Republican or Democrat, in Texas during his 2018 U.S. Senate campaign. He ultimately lost the red state to incumbent Sen. Ted Cruz in a highly competitive race that involved a massive campaign donation influx to O’Rourke.

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