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Sun Aug 11, 2019, 02:54 AM

Beto O'Rourke decries 'white supremacist rhetoric' in El Paso march

EL PASO, Texas – Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke joined a group Saturday marching in opposition to President Donald Trump’s “white supremacist rhetoric and policies.”

The March for a United America, organized by the League of United Latin American Citizens, began Saturday morning at Armijo Park and ended at the El Paso County Courthouse, where the suspected Walmart shooter is currently being jailed.

The march ended with a rally across the street from the courthouse where O’Rourke overlooked a sea of white T-shirts that popped against the brown backdrop. Attendees were asked to wear the color white to symbolize peace.

“Our differences don’t define us ... but in fact make us stronger,” the former congressman said. “And I think it offers a lesson to a very divided, very polarized country right now being driven further apart every day by a president who operates on fear and paranoia and lies.”

Read more: https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/elections/2019/08/10/beto-orourke-decries-white-supremacist-rhetoric-in-el-paso-march/1979387001/

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