Beto O’Rourke Confirms He’s Running For President

Clay Curtis
March 14, 2019

"I thought you were supposed to win before you run for president", Trump told reporters in December.

Beto O'Rourke said he feels called to run in 2020, according to a Vanity Fair profile published Wednesday on the potential Democratic Party presidential contender. "It's a big part of why I'm running", O'Rourke told KTSM in a text message. 'Man, I'm just born to be in it, and want to do everything I humanly can for this country at this moment'. "This city is the best example of this country at its best". Ted Cruz in the November elections, appears on the cover of the April issue of Vanity Fair standing on a dirt road in the desert in his home state.

CNN reported previously that O'Rourke was ready to "push the button" on a White House effort and was scheduled to travel to Iowa on Thursday for a multi-day tour. "I do. I think I'd be good at it".

Beto to Make First Trip to Iowa
The former Texas congressman is expected to visit the Hawkeye State on Saturday to participate in a get-out-the-vote event. The HSDA website says questions for O'Rourke must be "brief and unrelated to Beto as a potential 2020 candidate".

If he actually runs, O'Rourke will likely face a crowded Democratic primary field.

O'Rourke enters the race with the presumed ability to raise huge sums online from small donors, as he did during his Senate run.

These include 2016 election hopeful Bernie Sanders as well as Californian senator Kamala Harris.

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