Chip Somodevilla via Getty Images Former U.S. Rep. Beto O'Rourke is joining the race for the Democratic presidential nomination. O’Rourke appeared to struggle for months over the decision of whether to run, even as a supporters created an organization to “draft Beto” into the race. The president has remained in campaign mode since winning the White House, but rarely holds such events in solidly Democratic territory like El Paso. “In El Paso, we are secure because we treat one another with dignity and respect. Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel scoffed at the possibility of an O’Rourke presidential run on the back of a losing campaign.
Source: Huffington Post March 14, 2019 10:07 UTC