2021-05-25 14:57:28

Beto O’Rourke Considering Run for Texas Governor

According to 'The Guardian,' one of O'Rourke's top aids said the 48-year-old hasn't ruled out going up against Republican Governor Greg Abbott in 2022. But Texas' Democratic breakout star has yet to take any formal steps or make any announcements. Party chairman Gilberto Hinojosa said Texas Democrats are anxious to find out. I told him that I thought that we needed a strong candidate for governor and he certainly fit that mold, and that, in my opinion, if anybody could beat Abbott, he could beat him, Gilberto Hinojosa, Democratic party chairman, via 'The Guardian'. Well-funded Abbott is expected to seek a third term, . and actor Matthew McConaughey is reportedly considering throwing his hat into the ring as well. If O'Rourke decides to run, it would be his third consecutive election cycle after a Senate loss to Ted Cruz in 2018 and a failed White House bid. If O'Rourke decides to run, it would be his third consecutive election cycle after a Senate loss to Ted Cruz in 2018 and a failed White House bid. If O'Rourke decides to run, it would be his third consecutive election cycle after a Senate loss to Ted Cruz in 2018 and a failed White House bid.

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