Beto O’Rourke said on Wednesday to a Texas TV station he was running for President and he was scheduled for a formal announcement Thursday morning.
“I’m so proud of what El Paso did and what El Paso represents,” according to the the the news station, O’Rourke told the KTSM text of the news station in El Paso, Texas. “It’s a big part of why I will run.
This city is the best example of this country. “O’Rourke will formally announce his candidacy on Thursday, the station reported.
The field of Democratic candidates already includes Elizabeth Warren, Bernie Sanders and Julian Castro, among others. Former Vice President Joe Biden is also expected to announce his intentions soon.
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