Beto O'Rourke Chews on the Border Issue

Elias Hubbard
January 11, 2019

The former El Paso-area congressman then flips his cell phone camera onto his hygienist, Diana, to talk about her life growing up near the Southern border.

"It's a handsome community".

Instagramming from the dentist was a weird choice, though, to say the least. Diana explained that her mother was from Mexico and her father the United States, and she was born in El Paso. The hygienist goes on to say her mother was a permanent resident in the she studied for her American citizenship exam, telling O'Rourke her neighbors were supportive of her mother's studies.

"We all support each other, we love each other", she added. It's not what everybody else thinks badly about us.

The move from O'Rourke, often floated as a potential 2020 Democratic presidential candidate, comes on the heels of other Democratic stars using social media to speak about politics in a relaxed setting. "It's actually a wonderful place to live and grow up". O'Rourke is unlikely to decide before February, two sources close to him recently told CNN.

O'Rourke, who rocketed to national prominence following a failed bid to unseat incumbent Sen.

Although it's hard to predict where O'Rourke will take this social media campaign in the future, it's become evident that it's catching on.

The president on Tuesday evening delivered his first Oval Office address, calling on Democrats to relent and approve his demand for over $5 billion in funding for the construction of a wall on the U.S. -Mexico border.

Wednesday night, he posted several videos to his Instagram story from what appeared to be a youth sports complex featuring a woman from McAllen, another Texas border town, who explained that USA and Mexican citizens cross the border every day and said she'd always felt safe there.

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