"It may be funny to you, motherf****r, but it's not funny to me," O'Rourke, a Democrat running for Texas governor, said during a town hall..
The Republican governor of Texas described the FBI raid on Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago estate as "next-level Nixonian."
Major legislation and the Supreme Court's overturning of Roe v. Wade have caused some forecasters to scale back the GOP's midterm election projections.
Texas, alongside Arizona, has recently begun offering migrants bus rides to major cities like New York and Washington, D.C.
The Democratic gubernatorial candidate has raked in record-breaking contributions to unseat the incumbent Republican in Texas.
Trump's remarks come after the House committee presented evidence revealing his inaction for over three hours after his supporters stormed the Capitol.
"In the last month, however, the pace of arriving buses and the volume of arrivals have reached tipping points."
"There's real power in showing up and holding a town hall, whether people are wearing a Beto T-shirt or a Trump hat," said O'Rourke spokesman Chris Evans.
The Mothers Against Greg Abbott PAC released an ad showing a doctor telling an expectant couple their reproductive choices would be decided by the governor.
Republicans said the northern cities are experiencing only "a fraction of the disaster" that border towns have seen in recent months.
"He's the governor of the state of Texas, and he has refused to step in," state Senator Roland Gutierrez, who represents Uvalde, said.
The outraged moms laid out the reasons why they're trying to unseat Abbott, including him loosening gun laws and the state's restrictive abortion law.
"Let me say something to President Obrador: If you want to come have a skirmish with Texas, you can meet us in San Jacinto," Roy said on Friday.
The Democratic challenger in Texas has set a record for now, but Republican Governor Abbott has yet to announce his fundraising for the same period.
"We're mindful that there's a target on our backs again," America's Voice told Newsweek. "It seems they haven't learned any lessons from the El Paso shooting."
The Texas Governor's remarks are being discussed after horrifying new footage of the school shooting has been released.
Texans are being asked to conserve power during a heatwave amid concerns of potential rolling blackouts.
The Democrat has often reminded Texans of the power outage which occurred amid the 2021 winter freeze as he campaigns to unseat Abbott.
The state faces a "potential reserve capacity shortage with no market solution available" on Monday, the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) said.
Abbott said that Texas "is once again stepping up and taking unprecedented action to protect Americans and secure our southern border."
Recent polling shows the gap between the Democratic challenger and the incumbent Republican narrowing.
Nearly 500 illegal migrants allegedly passed from Mexico into the U.S. as Texas officials called the border crossings an "invasion."
The Texas and national economy were both met with disapproval from survey respondents, with 59 percent of those polled saying the state is "on the wrong track."
The governor's office said in March 2021 that it had launched Operation Lone Star "to combat the smuggling of people and drugs into Texas."
Officials said 46 people were found dead in an abandoned tractor-trailer in San Antonio, with 16 others taken to hospital suffering heat exhaustion.
After all, without Texas' 40 electoral votes, double-digit House of Representatives delegation edge and two GOP senators, the national Republican Party would immediately lose any chance at a majority. So, if Texas wants to leave and take the political fortunes of the increasingly radicalized GOP with it, who on the left would stand in their way?
State Representative Dustin Burrows, who serves as committee chair said that the hearing was closed to the public due to its "quasi-judicial nature."
Texas officials have been resisting calls to release records that could shed light on how the law enforcement response to the May 24 shooting unfolded.
Videos show GOP convention-goers booing the senator as he mentions "making sure that violent criminals and the mentally ill cannot buy firearms."
"Everybody who has a mouth is telling us we need ads in Spanish," an O'Rourke aide told Newsweek.