Thursday, 21 March, 2019

Beto O'Rourke is running for President in 2020

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Kenny Thornton | 14 March, 2019, 12:41

Beto O'Rourke tipped his hand in a number of ways Wednesday, then finally confirmed he's running for President to a hometown TV station.

The former Texas congressman sent a text message to KTSM Wednesday afternoon confirming the news that he will seek the Democratic presidential nomination.

Speculation about his announcement has been rampant since Vanity Fair posted an image of him on the cover of its April issue.

O'Rourke, who is starting a three-day swing through eastern Iowa on Thursday, said he will hold a kick-off rally for his campaign in El Paso, Texas, on March 30. "I don't see how we're able to meet any of the fundamental challenges that we have as a country without, in part, harnessing the power of the market".

Beto O'Rourke is running for President in 2020

Mr. O'Rourke has openly speculated about seeking the 2020 Democratic nomination, and been speculated about, since he lost his 2018 U.S. Senate bid to Republican Sen. "This city is the best example of this country at its best".

And: "You can probably tell that I want to run", he said. "I think I'd be good at it". Ted Cruz, R-Texas, in the 2018 midterm elections.

The trip will serve as the first test of whether O'Rourke can carry to the national political stage the pop-star appeal he showed in Texas past year, drawing enthusiastic crowds and $80 million in campaign donations.

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