”I'm really proud of El Paso and what El Paso stands for. It is a strong reason why I set it up,” wrote O'rourke in a text message to television station KTSM on Wednesday night.
expected on Thursday morning local time. 46-year-old O'rourke sat in the past in the house of representatives for Texas. He lost senatsvalet in november against Ted Cruz, but received a lot of attention in the media during the campaign.
Early polls before the election in 2020 has ranked O'rourke in third among possible democratic presidential candidates – after former vice-president, Joe Biden, who has not yet indicated if he set it up, and senator Bernie Sanders.
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