There’s a slim chance of criminal or attorney disciplinary consequences for a Texas lawyer-politician, who caused controversy with a tweet about assault rifles aimed at Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke.

After the Democratic debate in Houston on Thursday, where O’Rourke expressed support for banning assault rifles, the candidate tweeted, “Hell yes, we’re gonna take your AR-15.”

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