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PoliticsBeto O'Rourke jumping into 2020 presidential race

02:15  14 march  2019
02:15  14 march  2019 Source:   news.yahoo.com

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— Beto O ' Rourke (@ BetoORourke ) March 14, 2019. O ' Rourke confirmed his 2020 plans on Wednesday night in a text message to El Paso NBC affiliate Earlier in the day, Vanity Fair magazine published a cover story on O ’ Rourke , chronicling his thinking on whether to jump into the race .

Former Representative Beto O ’ Rourke of Texas announced on Friday that he was dropping out of the presidential race , ending a campaign in which he He is not expected to run for any other office in 2020 , despite persistent efforts by party leaders and political donors to coax him into another bid for

Beto O'Rourke jumping into 2020 presidential race© Provided by Oath Inc. Beto O'Rourke speaks to Oprah Winfrey during a taping of her TV show in the Manhattan borough of New York City, New York, U.S., Feb. 5, 2019. (Photo: Carlo Allegri/Reuters)

Beto O’Rourke was born to run ... for president.

The former Texas Congressman confirmed Wednesday that he will enter the 2020 race for the Democratic presidential nomination, according to a Fox News television affiliate based in El Paso.

Earlier in the day, Vanity Fair magazine published a story on O’Rourke’s thinking on whether to enter the crowded Democratic field.

“I’m just born to do this,” O’Rourke told the magazine.

O’Rourke catapulted to national prominence during his failed bid to unseat Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas in the 2018 midterm elections.

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Beto O'Rourke heads to Iowa as all signs point to a 2020 run The former Texas congressman is set to make his first trip to the early caucus state this weekend.

Former Texas congressman Beto O ' Rourke has announced his candidacy for president of the United States in 2020 , laying out his agenda in a bid to become the Democratic Party's nominee. What are the details? O ' Rourke had been expected to jump in the ring for months

The field of Democratic presidential candidates has been historically large, but all have dropped out except Joe Biden, the presumptive Democratic nominee to challenge Former Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. is the presumptive Democratic nominee to challenge President Trump in the 2020 race .

President Trump campaigned hard for Cruz, lobbing attacks against O’Rourke as he campaigned in the Lone Star state.

Despite O’Rourke’s narrow loss, his high profile candidacy helped Democrats retake House seats and control of the chamber.

When it became clear that O’Rourke was considering a run in 2020, Trump again mocked the Democratic phenom.

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

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'You can probably tell that I want to run. I do.' Beto stars on cover of Vanity Fair as his team recruits volunteers to help send 'some text messages tomorrow morning' and 2020 speculation runs rampant Beto O'Rourke conceded to Vanity Fair magazine that he wants to run for president, adding he is 'just born to be in it.' require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function (medianetNativeAdOnArticle) { medianetNativeAdOnArticle.getMedianetNativeAds(true); }); The former congressman stars on the April edition of the magazine with the blazing tag line: 'His road to 2020 begins.' 'You can probably tell that I want to run,' he says. 'I do. I think I'd be good at it.' 'I want to be in it,' he adds.

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