Speculation that O'Rourke would run for president began shortly after the former El Paso congressman lost November's midterm election to Cruz by 2.6 percent, the closest a Democrat has come to winning a Senate seat in Texas in decades.
Beto O'Rourke speaks to Oprah Winfrey on stage during a taping of her TV show in the Manhattan borough of New York City, New York, U.S., February 5, 2019.
"Well, I think he's got a lot of hand movement", Trump told reporters in the Oval Office.
O'Rourke's campaign did not reply to The Daily Caller News Foundation's request for comment. "This will help John Cornyn and help the Republicans", Branham said. "He could be a good candidate for Kamala Harris to add to the ticket", Branham said. "There are people in that are going to have resources from past elections and in terms of having lists and things because he was running against Ted Cruz, and I just view it as you run your own race, you appeal to people". There was speculation that O'Rourke, who ran for Senate a year ago, would try again for the Senate and challenge Sen.
The American and global media jump up every time he makes a move and, unlike fellow Democratic candidates with far more experience, he was granted a cover interview with Vanity Fair and is...
According to the report, Beto O'Rourke was heading to Iowa on Thursday to drum up support for his bid.
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".
Klobuchar was not the only 2020 candidate to welcome O'Rourke on Thursday.