With eye on 2020, can Beto O'Rourke repeat record-smashing fundraising?

With eye on 2020, can Beto O'Rourke repeat record-smashing fundraising?

With eye on 2020, can Beto O'Rourke repeat record-smashing fundraising?

When asked during a photo opportunity in the Oval Office what he thought of the 46-year-old Democrat, Trump said he was surprised by O'Rourke's "hand movement". That's how he mobilized so many voters in Texas, and how he raised an astounding $38 million in donations from supporters all across the country. He added: "Is he insane or is that just how he acts?" Ted Cruz in 2018 the wild card in the 2020 presidential race, injecting a largely unknown quantity into an already large - and growing - field of Democratic candidates.

O'Rourke is heading to Iowa for several campaign events, including a stop at Northern Iowa University to stump for Eric Giddens, who is running for a special election for a state senate seat.

He also held a rally in El Paso on the same night in February that Republican President Donald Trump staged one there. John Cornyn in 2020, but he chose to seek higher office instead.

Beto O'Rourke will announce on Thursday that he is running for president in 2020, according to El Paso TV station KTSM-TV.

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"I want to be in it", the former Texas congressman told the magazine.

But note that she was one of the sixteen or seventeen House Democrats who signed that letter to prevent Nancy Pelosi from becoming Speaker, one of the leaders of that revolt that ended up fizzling out. He passed just three bills while in Congress, and a lack of governing experience could hurt, but President Donald Trump's rise suggests that the USA electorate might welcome an outspoken outsider. Still, Parkhomenko noted, "The momentum we see around him is unique, and it's not something you see come out of nowhere, all of a sudden, like you've seen with him". Statistics have shown violent crime had dropped in the city well before its wall was erected. "Democrats have to stand for their new set of policies", he said, describing those collectively as "making America socialist". "We're going to make a stand to ensure that we live up to our promise, to our potential, to our goal as a country".

In El Paso, Trump ridiculed O'Rourke as "a young man who's got very little going for himself, except he's got a great first name".

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