O’Rourke: Abrams ‘A Real Hero to Me’ Who Handled ‘Unfair’ Georgia Loss With Grace

Posted on May 14, 2019 12:50 pm

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Beto O’Rourke called Stacey Abrams “a real hero to me” on Tuesday and said her loss in Georgia’s 2018 gubernatorial election was probably due to the election being rigged against her by her opponent.

The 2020 candidate and former Democratic Texas congressman expanded on remarks last weekend that Abrams could be a possible running mate for him if he won the nomination.

The View host Joy Behar noted the “lovely and smart” Abrams didn’t take kindly to such talk from Joe Biden’s camp before he ran. A possible 2020 candidate herself, Abrams told The View in March that she wouldn’t