Beto O’Rourke criticizes Abbott for attending campaign fundraiser after Texas school shooting

He was counting dollars while they were counting bodies,” 오루크, 누구인가 running as a Democrat against Abbott for governor, tweeted along with an article by the Texas Tribune.

Abbott acknowledged he went to the event around 300 miles from Uvalde, but said he only stopped by to say he couldn’t stay because of the shooting.

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Beto O'Rourke speaks to the press after he was kicked out for interrupting a news conference headed by Texas Gov. Greg Abbott in Uvalde, 텍사스, 수요일, 할 수있다 25, 2022.

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Beto O’Rourke speaks to the press after he was kicked out for interrupting a news conference headed by Texas Gov. Greg Abbott in Uvalde, 텍사스, 수요일, 할 수있다 25, 2022. (AP Photo/Dario Lopez-Mills)

On the way back to Austin, I stopped and let people know that I could not stay, that I needed to go, and I wanted them to know what happened and get back to Austin so I could continue to my collaboration with Texas law enforcement,” Abbott said during a press conference.

텍사스 학교 총격 사건: 라이브 업데이트

His team says all of his campaign events have since been canceled.

O’Rourke also disrupted an Abbott press conference earlier in the day, saying the shootingis on you until you choose to do something differentbefore he was escorted out.

Uvalde Mayor Don McLaughlin, a Republican who was sitting near Abbott during the press conference, called O’Rourke asick son of a b—- that would come to a deal like this to make a political issueas O’Rourke was removed.

텍사스 학교 총격 사건: BETO O’ROURKE DERAILS GOV. GREG ABBOTT UPDATE ON SCHOOL SHOOTING

Democrat Beto O'Rourke, who is running against Texas Gov. Greg Abbott for governor this year, interrupts a news conference headed by Abbott in Uvalde, 텍사스, 수요일, 할 수있다 25, 2022.

Democrat Beto O’Rourke, who is running against Texas Gov. Greg Abbott for governor this year, interrupts a news conference headed by Abbott in Uvalde, 텍사스, 수요일, 할 수있다 25, 2022. (AP Photo/Dario Lopez-Mills)

TEXAS LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR RIPS BETO O’ROURKE’S ‘POLITICAL STUNT’ AFTER UVALDE, 텍사스, 촬영

That was not the time and place to have that discussion,” McLaughlin told Fox NewsSean Hannity later.If he wants to have that discussion, 괜찮아. But today at that conference was not the time or place to do that.

A woman cries as she leaves the Uvalde Civic Center, Tuesday May 24, 2022, in Uvalde, 텍사스.

A woman cries as she leaves the Uvalde Civic Center, Tuesday May 24, 2022, in Uvalde, 텍사스. (William Luther/The San Antonio Express-News via AP)

텍사스 Lt. 정부. 댄 패트릭 | echoed McLaughlin’s sentiment.

I could never imagine that on this day when we were there to not only disseminate information and learn more, but were there to be with these families, that he would pull such a political stunt,” 패트릭이 말했다. “알 잖아, 나는 생각했다, and I said in my comments after he finally left, that can’t we have just one day, one week, one month of us all coming together for these children that’s not a political stunt, not partisan politics?”

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