Beto O’Rourke Finally Ends His Pointless 2020 Presidential Campaign

The Democratic field for 2020 is finally beginning to shrink.

Beto O’Rourke, who had next to zero chance of winning the nomination, finally dropped his bid for president.

FOX News reports:

Former Texas congressman Beto O’Rourke drops out of 2020 presidential race

Former Texas Democrat congressman Beto O’Rourke announced Friday he is withdrawing from the 2020 presidential race, telling supporters “it is clear to me now that this campaign does not have the means to move forward successfully.”

O’Rourke entered the race in March to great fanfare after nearly defeating Texas incumbent Sen. Ted Cruz in the 2018 midterms but struggled to gain traction in the massive Democratic primary field.

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“My service to the country will not be as a candidate or as the nominee,” O’Rourke wrote in a post on Medium. “Acknowledging this now is in the best interests of those in the campaign; it is in the best interests of this party as we seek to unify around a nominee; and it is in the best interests of the country.”

O’Rourke was in Iowa, ahead of a planned appearance at an event in Des Moines, when he announced his exit from the race. On Friday, an emotional O’Rourke addressed a group of supporters after the news broke. “This has been the honor of my lifetime,” he told them. “I love you all and I know that I’ll be seeing you down the road.”

See Beto’s tweets below:

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Trump chimed in on Twitter:

So long, Beto!


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