Beto arrives in Houston on a hot day, ignites the crowd for voting the rules
More than the Houston heat set the crowd on fire at Sunday’s voting rights rally, where former congressman Beto O’Rourke urged action against restrictive Republicans-backed bills.
“I don’t care about the Democratic Party,” O’Rourke told crowds nearly two hours after the rally began in 95-plus-degree heat at Fifth Ward park. “I don’t care about the Republican Party. I care about democracy, and we’ll lose it if we don’t stand up. “