Beto Denied George Soros' Involvement Right Before Soros Handed Him $1 Million


SAN ANGELO, TX — Tuesday, news outlets all over the country reported that Texas gubernatorial candidate Beto O’Rouke received a substantial $1 million donation from liberal progressive activist George Soros. However, when O’Rourke spoke at the San Angelo VFW Hall on May 25 this year, he denied his campaign was involved with Soros’ money.

At San Angelo’s VFW that day, a veteran asked O’Rourke point blank, “How much money is George Soros (putting) into your campaign?”

O’Rourke responded, “None that I know of. We have over 200,000 unique contributors. And it’s all public information so we publish that. You’re welcome to look at that. But as far as I know I have not received any money from George Soros.”


In the Texas gubernatorial race, candidates do not have a cap as to how much a donor can give. In O’Rourke’s 2018 campaign to oust Senator Ted Cruz, federal law limited individual donations to $2,800 per person (it was raised to $2,900 this year). Without the federal cap, O’Rourke’s campaign fundraising operation reported the largest haul of campaign cash in the history of Texas. O’Rourke’s fundraising machine has attracted 40% of his donations from out of state, as reported between late fro November 15, 2021 until June 30, 2022 according to data compiled by the Texas Tribune. For Abbott, only 17% of his campaign donations came from outside Texas.

Days after O’Rourke’s visit to San Angelo, he was in Uvalde confronting Governor Greg Abbott for allowing mass shootings because Abbott supports Second Amendment rights more than gun restrictions. Since that week, O’Rourke’s fundraising machine topped Abbott’s every day through until the end of June according to data compiled by the Texas Tribune.

Campaign finance reports were released this week by the Texas Ethics Commission.

Bloomberg reported that the $1 million Soros donation appeared in O’Rouke’s bank account a day before the U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe vs. Wade which is June 23, about a month after O’Rourke told the San Angelo crowd he knew nothing of Soros backing his campaign.

Beto O'Rourke speaks at the San Angelo VFW Hall on May 25, 2022

Beto O'Rourke speaks at the San Angelo VFW Hall on May 25, 2022

Soros is the target of conservatives’ and Republicans’ ire. Since 2003, the Hungarian-born billionaire has donated billions to far left progressive causes and candidates across the country. During the 2004 presidential election, Soros donated over $23 million to progressive 527 Groups aiming to defeat President George W. Bush who was challenged at the time by Democrat Senator John Kerry. Although Kerry lost, following defeat Soros doubled down on his involvement in US politics by founding the Open Society Foundation that supports far left progressive causes and candidates and those candidates’ PACs with large cash donations.

In 2016, Soros initiated a campaign to donate large sums of cash to usher in criminal justice reform across the US. Hand-picked far left attorneys running in local district attorney races were given very large Soros-backed campaign dollars and most of them won. Soros wanted criminal justice reform that includes reduced incarceration, targeting police for misconduct, and reform to the bail system. Criminal justice reform as designed by the Left is blamed by conservatives for upticks in crime. Soros donated $2 million to a PAC that supported Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx in 2020. Chicago is in Cook County, Illinois. What’s more, Foxx runs the DA’s office that initially dropped all charges against hate crimes hoaxer Jussie Smollett.

The latest poll in the Texas gubernatorial race was published July 7 by the University of Houston. Statewide, Governor Abbott leads O’Rourke by 5 points, 49% for Abbott to 44% for O’Rourke.

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Van, Wed, 07/20/2022 - 06:54

George Soros and his billions attempting to buy another election.

Van, Wed, 07/20/2022 - 06:59

Today's democratic party consists of elitist liberal world order followers, hardcore marxist and low information voters.

I would encourage everyone backing Beto to turn over your guns immediately it’s the right thing to do ;)

“Laws that forbid the carrying of arms disarm only those who are neither inclined nor determined to commit crimes.”

Even more true when it comes to the owning of guns! Remember…when seconds count the police are only minutes away ;)

Don Jones, Wed, 07/20/2022 - 11:53

Worked so well for those uvalde kids.

Blanco, my friend, in the Marines we would police our own because one dude fucking up means we all fucked up.  Why can't the gun community come up with some reasonable regulations themselves?  You leave the rest of us, those that have shot enough guns or those that have never wanted to, no choice but to figure out an answer for you.  Every gun death is a black eye on you while you sit there, petulantly stroking your barrel.

CGM5, Wed, 07/20/2022 - 16:03

I would challenge all anti gun people to stake a sign in their front yard that says THIS IS A GUN FREE HOUSE. Then we can wait to see which homes are burglarized, robbed or invaded by the bad guys that don't care what the law says.

GFY I’m a law abiding responsible gun owner I don’t need anyone to “figure it out” for me ;)

Cool, man. You can feel like there’s nothing to be done about dead school children. That’s your right but, I don’t feel that way. Just a difference of opinion. Next up, dead daycare babies. Then dead elderly at a care facility. But you’re responsible so it’s ok. 

You got the fat part right just where its at is your confusion(:(:(:

You have no clue whether I have served or not.

For all anyone knows you just shop at army surplus(:(:(: 

If you were really in the corps and with the stupid shit that oozes from your liberal snowflake hole. 

Must a been dis-honorable discharge(:(:(: 

Don Jones, Thu, 07/21/2022 - 02:58

Looks like you were triggered bad. Whose the snowflake now.

Don Jones, Wed, 07/20/2022 - 11:56

Yeah, and china and russia contributed to trumps campaign.

This is a result of no campaign finance laws. Don't like who contributes to campaigns? Support campaign finance laws.

You’re right it’s all about personal responsibility…you know that thing they teach you in the Marines lol.


Ok. So how do you “feel” about the young man who took out the shooter in that mall the other day?

I think it’s great but also realize that if you stack up successful mass shooters versus successful “good guy with a gun”, good guy with a gun is losing. You cant cherry pick one good result and say “see!” when over 4000 students have died to gun violence since 2020. Pretty disingenuous. 

Haha 4000 students have been killed in mass shootings talk about “disingenuous” ;)

I mean, it’s a simple google search…

Like I alluded to earlier…if you feel that strongly about it you should surrender your guns immediately!

But you’re not going to do that right?

Just going to ignore your ignorance on the death toll? Just skip right past that lol. I’m satisfied having educated you. 

Haha you’re the one cherry picking statistics! In case you’re not aware, firearms are used over 500,000 times per year for self-defense purposes ;)

Don Jones, Thu, 07/21/2022 - 02:59

Got a link link the other person posted, Or are you just lying and can't prove anything?

Notice there's no mention of how many children, women and other innocent lives the Army, Marines and other armed services have taken over the years with their firearms... Suddenly that's ok if the government tells you it is. We all know the military is just the hand of death operated and owned by the federal government. What a disgrace, an ex serviceman preaching to civilians about gun violence when his brethren are murderers.........

Hmmmm, Thu, 07/21/2022 - 08:12

I always totally believe it when anonymous internet profiles talk about their military credentials 

Back to the subject at hand. 40,000 people per year die from auto accidents the obvious answer is to outlaw cars lol.

Don Jones, Thu, 07/21/2022 - 02:56

Well, they do require licensing and tests to drive, also a government mandated inspection of every vehicle every year. 

Still wanna apply your same "logic"?

Interesting that the same sort of regulation is more palatable to you when it comes from the state. Control is control. 

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