O’Rourke has said that “I think our unequivocal support at times has been damaging to Israel” and that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is “racist.” (CNN, 4/8/19 | The El Paso Times, 5/11/15
In a tweet, O’Rourke called the Iran Nuclear Deal “a critical international effort” in a show of support for the agreement.
Not only has O’Rourke said on numerous occasions that we don’t need a wall and called for the abolishment of ICE, in a 2015 tweet he actually said America should “TEAR DOWN THIS WALL!” in reference to existing structures on the southern border.
In 2014, O’Rourke was one of only 8 members of Congress to vote against the H.R. 1130, which allowed the President to provide assistance to Israel and intercept small to medium-sized rockets targeted at Israel.
Opposes military intervention to defeat radical Islamic terrorist groups.
While O’Rourke has rejected the “socialist” label, he advocates for wealth in America to be “broken apart” and supports tax-and-spend measures to enact policies like single-payer healthcare. (POLITICO, 3/30/19)
O’Rourke has proposed repealing Trump administration policies to screen out terrorists entering the U.S., including the travel ban and the lowering of the annual refugee admissions cap. (Beto O’Rourke Official Campaign Site)