AUSTIN (CBSDFW.COM/AP) — Will he or won’t he run? While America ponders that question former Texas Rep. Beto O’Rourke will head to New York next month for a live interview with Oprah Winfrey.
O’Rourke will be part of “Oprah’s SuperSoul Conversations from Times Square” on February 5. He’ll speak to Winfrey one-on-one as part of an event featuring others, including actors Bradley Cooper and Michael B. Jordan.READ MORE: Operation 'Lucky Charm' Nets 20+ Texas Fugitives With Sex Offender-Related Crimes
O’Rourke, 46, rose to national Democratic prominence while nearly unseating Republican Sen. Ted Cruz in deep red-Texas last November.READ MORE: Guatemalan Drug Lord Wilson Wilfredo Luargas-Garcia Receives Life Sentence
Despite other top Democrats taking steps to likely join the 2020 presidential race, O’Rourke’s camp suggests he won’t make up his mind for at least a few more weeks.
Winfrey herself has been the subject of 2020 chatter, but has said she doesn’t plan to run.MORE NEWS: RL Turner High School Campus Briefly Locked Down After Student Caught With Fake Gun
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