Robert Francis O’Rourke

Vernon Jones Rips Beto O’Rourke: America Needs More ‘God,’ Not More ‘Gun Control’

Former state Rep. Vernon Jones, a conservative Democrat-turned-Republican running for Congress in Georgia, slammed Beto O’Rourke — who is running against Greg Abbott for governor in 2022 — after the failed presidential candidate crashed a press conference covering the mass shooting in Uvalde, saying O’Rourke should be “disgusted with himself,” and called for more God — not gun control — in Americans’ lives.

Georgia state Rep. Vernon Jones poses for a portrait at the Georgia State Capitol on October 25, 2020, in Atlanta, Georgia. - Neighbors and volunteers are handing out water and snacks to the masked voters waiting patiently in line to cast their ballots on a hot October day in the …