Beto O'Rourke's swear occurs at 7:56 above.
Beto O’Rourke was too proud to hold back an f-bomb late Tuesday, even on national television.
Following a narrow defeat to Senator Ted Cruz in Texas, O’Rourke, the celebrity-backed Democrat and former punk rocker, told his hometown supporters of El Paso he was “so f—ing proud” of them.
“Tonight’s loss does nothing to diminish the way I feel about Texas or this country,” the incumbent said. “I’m so f—ing proud of you guys.”
MSNBC, which didn’t censor O’Rourke’s comment, later apologized.
“Sorry for the F-bomb,” anchor Brian Williams said. “We have no control of what's in the concession speeches.”
O’Rourke, whose campaign raised a record-setting $60 million, was a long-shot to defeat Cruz, a Republican, in the historically red state of Texas, despite finding widespread support nationwide in one of the most closely-watched races of the election.
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