Beto O’Rourke Ends Presidential Quote

Beto O’Rourke Ends Presidential Quote

DES MOINES, Iowa– Previous U.S. Rep. Beto O’Rourke stated Friday he was dropping out of the Democratic presidential race after failing to capture fire with voters in a crowded field.

He rose from a little-known, three-term member of Congress from Texas to a political celeb when he challenged incumbent Republican Ted Cruz for the U.S. Senate in 2018, a race Mr. O’Rourke lost directly. But he stumbled in his presidential run, and prospects looked weak headed into the very first main contests next year.

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