Democrat Beto O’Rourke ends presidential campaign

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O’Rourke was forced to stage a “reintroduction” of his campaign to reinvigorate it.

Democrat Beto O’Rourke has announced he’s dropping his 2020 presidential bid.

O’Rourke tweeted Friday that his campaign “has always been about seeing clearly, speaking honestly, and acting decisively.” He writes, “In that spirit: I am announcing that my service to the country will not be as a candidate or as the nominee.”

O’Rourke had been struggling to break through a crowded Democratic field. He entered the race in March with buzz from his narrow 2018 Senate loss to Republican incumbent Ted Cruz in Texas.

But as the excitement over his candidacy began to fade, O’Rourke was forced to stage a “reintroduction” of his campaign to reinvigorate it. After a mass shooting in his hometown of El Paso, Texas, he began to center his campaign on gun violence prevention.

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Republished with permission of The Associated Press.

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3 comments

  • Sonja Emily Fitch

    November 2, 2019 at 11:49 am

    THANK YOU BETO! ANY AND ALL DEMOCRATIC CANDIDATES FROM LOCAL STATE NATIONAL ARE WILLING TO DISCUSS AND DEVELoP PLANS FOR ALL OF THE ISSUES FACING AMERICA! THANK YOU BETO FOR THE SHINING THE LIGHT ON THE GUN DISASTER THAT THE goptrump Cult and Russian NRA still keeps on pushing …the only thing the goptrump Cult does is distact full time from the criminal trump.

  • Patricia Silverman

    November 2, 2019 at 12:07 pm

    good riddens glad you left saying you area going to take my ability to protect myself away because4 you want to ….. glad you are gone.

  • gary

    November 3, 2019 at 4:10 am

    Another ass hat bites the dust!

    There will be only one winner in 2020! DONALD J TRUMP!

    #MAGA

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