O’Rourke Announces 2020 Presidential Bid

March 14, 2019, 10:06 am EST | Share:

TEXAS (WTAT-TV) – Former Texas congressman, Beto O’Rourke, announced that he is running for presidency.

O’Rourke first gained national attention following his unsuccessful bid for the U.S. Senate in 2018.

In his official announcement, O’Rourke said, ” This is a defining moment of truth for this country and for every single one of us… The challenges we face right now; the interconnected crises in our economy, our democracy and our climate have never been greater.”