Beto Says “2900 of our fellow Texans are now dead because of” Abbott’s “incompetence”

Appearing with Joy Reid on MSNBC, former 2020 candidate Beto O’Rourke blamed Texas deaths on Republican Governor Abbott and accused Betsy Devos of risking the lives of children.

Beto O’Rourke:

We should be outraged and angered and demanding more from our leaders. That’s why I took the step of asking Governor Abbott to resign.

He’s clearly not up to this moment and does not have the well-being and the safety of our families and our kids.

2900 of our fellow Texans are now dead because of his incompetence. This was preventable, but when he denied the science, the truth, the facts, the CDC guidelines that you’ve been pointing to, it was totally predictable.

Yet he has still failed to reverse course and begin to shut some parts of the state down to save lives. Betsy DeVos is in that same vein.