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Congressman Dan Buck (R-CO) is trending on Twitter after posting a sinister video with the red, white, and blue AR-15 mounted in his office.

The Congressman challenged Democratic presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden, along with former Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke to "come and take" the assault weapon from him.

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Former Fox News star Bill O'Reilly attacked Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke on Twitter Tuesday night, accusing the former Texas Representative of lying after he shared an example of the plight of the working poor in the United States.

O'Reilly tweeted:

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U.S. Representative Beto O'Rourke (D-TX) campaigns in Dallas, Texas, on September 14, 2018. - O'Rourke is the Democratic challenger for the U.S. Senate seat currently held by U.S. Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) (LAURA BUCKMAN/AFP/Getty Images)

It was only last month that 22 people were murdered by a racist gunman targeting Hispanics in El Paso, Texas, once again bringing gun violence to the forefront of American political issues.

El Paso is the hometown of former congressman and current Democratic Presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke, who suspended campaigning after the shooting to console his constituents and help the town recover before getting back on the campaign trail.

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On Tuesday's season premiere of The View Meghan McCain made an on air declaration that 2020 presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke took exception to. In a heated discussion of the latest mass shooting, McCain extolled the popularity of the AR-15 rifle and stated violence would occur if anyone tried to eliminate or limit access to the weapon.

As part of his campaign platform, Texas born Beto O'Rourke proposed an AR-15 style weapon buyback program. But the former Texas Representative said to The Daily Beast about McCain's statements on national television:

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HORSESHOE BAY, TX - AUGUST 16: U.S. Rep Beto O'Rourke (D-TX) of El Paso speaks during a town hall meeting at the Quail Point Lodge on August 16, 2018 in Horseshoe Bay, Texas. ORourke will be challenging incumbent Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) for the senate seat in the November elections. (Photo by Chris Covatta/Getty Images)

The United States continues to reel from the two most recent mass shootings in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio, killing a combined 29 people.

As condolences and calls for common sense gun reform began to pour out, former Congressman and Democratic presidential candidate from Texas, Beto O'Rourke, got candid with reporters when asked how President Donald Trump can begin repairing the damage caused by unchecked carnage.

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US President Donald Trump speaks during a "Make America Great Again" rally at Aaron Bessant Amphitheater in Panama City Beach, Florida on May 8, 2019. (Photo by Brendan Smialowski / AFP) (Photo credit should read BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

President Donald Trump is not having a good day as he heads to Orlando, Florida for a MAGA rally where he is expected to formally announce his 2020 presidential candidacy. First right leaning paper the Orlando Sentinel endorsed "not Donald Trump" for 2020 and now Quinnipiac University's latest poll of Florida voters has Trump losing to all the Democratic front-runners.

The specter of being a one term President is not something Trump is likely to respond favorably to. Especially the news that another poll shows his support in states he won in 2020 continues to erode.

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Former President Jimmy Carter was the last Democratic candidate to win the red state of Texas. That was in 1976. However, shifting demographics coupled with the neck-and-neck senate race between Republican Senator Ted Cruz and Democratic Congressman Beto O'Rourke (which Cruz eventually won) indicate that the once-deep red state may be shifting to a shade of blue.

Now, A new poll from Emerson College is indicating the same. The poll examines Trump's possible performance in Texas against the leading Democratic candidates for president in 2020—and it turns out the state isn't as safe as some Republicans may think.

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