President Trump mentioned late Tuesday evening that “phony” Beto O’Rourke needs to be quiet and respect the victims of the El Paso Walmart tragedy — prematurely of a presidential go to to the positioning off the tragedy.
Trump mocked the previous Texas rep’s nickname and his lengthy shot bid for president following a rant by O’Rourke within the wake of the taking pictures.
“Beto (phony title to point Hispanic heritage) O’Rourke, who’s embarrassed by my final go to to the Nice State of Texas, the place I trounced him, and is now much more embarrassed by polling at 1% within the Democrat Main, ought to respect the victims & legislation enforcement – & be quiet!” the president wrote on Twitter simply earlier than midnight.
Beto bit again in a tweet early Wednesday morning, refusing to remain silent.
“22 individuals in my hometown are useless after an act of terror impressed by your racism,” O’Rourke wrote. “El Paso is not going to be quiet and neither will I.”
On Sunday, O’Rourke went on an expletive rant when requested by reporters what the president may do following a spate of mass shootings throughout the nation.
“What do you suppose? the sh– he’s been saying,” O’Rourke mentioned. “He’s been calling Mexican immigrants rapists and criminals. I don’t know, like, members of the press, what the fu–?”
The El Paso shooter, who posted a manifesto on-line moments earlier than Saturday’s mayhem, spoke a couple of Mexican “invasion” however mentioned that his views on immigration “pre-date” Trump’s presidency.
Trump is planning on touring to the border city of El Paso and Dayton, the positioning of one other mass taking pictures, on Wednesday.