Texas state representative posts threatening tweet to Beto O’Rouke during Democratic presidential debate.
Briscoe Cain, a Republican state politician, has sparked outrage after post what appeared to be a threatening tweet toward Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke. During Thursday night's debate, O'Rouke had answered a question regarding gun control. Watch: https://twitter.com/BetoORourke/status/1172320706526269440 Referring to O'Rouke's given name Robert Francis, Cain responded with the following message. O'Rouke was quick to call out the lawmaker, making his thoughts on the comment clear. https://twitter.com/BetoORourke/status/1172359875093061632 Twitter has since deleted Cain's original post after mass reporting by its users.