New PAC Wants to Draft Beto for 2020 Presidential Run
He hasn’t made a decision yet, but there’s a new political action committee trying to pull Texas Democrat Beto O’Rourke into the 2020 presidential race, reports CNN.????The new PAC based in New England dubbed “Draft Beto 2020” launched a website and plans a push on social media platforms to convince O’Rourke to run.????The PAC released this statement “Beto hasn’t decided whether he’s running for President.
However, we believe strongly in Beto’s potential candidacy and think it’s critical to start organizing now.”????During the closely contested Senate race against Ted Cruz which ended in a narrow defeat, O’Rourke dismissed the idea of a presidential run in 2020.
However recently, O’Rourke said of he and his wife ????(SOT - Beto O’Rourke)??“Amy and I made a decision not to rule anything out.”????A recent poll by Politico has O’Rourke third in a field of potential 2020 nominees behind only Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders and the leading vote getter, former Vice President Joe Biden.