FORT WORTH (CBSDFW.COM) – It is starting to appear former U.S. Rep. Beto O’Rourke is leaning towards a presidential bid.
Late Wednesday afternoon, a spokesperson released a statement from the former Congressman from El Paso saying, “Amy and I have made a decision about how we can best serve our country. We are excited to share it with everyone soon.”READ MORE: Gay’s 30-Yard FG Lifts Rams Over Brady, Buccaneers 30-27
According to the Dallas Morning News, citing confidants close to O’Rourke, he will not challenge Sen. John Cornyn for his senate seat in 2020.
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“I have been thinking about running for president,” O’Rourke told Winfrey as the packed audience cheered. The 46-year-old Democrat cited his desire to help unify the country. “I’m so excited at the prospect of being able to play that role.”
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