He said in an interview that this was not in his plan; then he promised that he could change
El Paso-After all, the former U.S. Representative of El Paso, Beto O’Rourke, did not rule out the possibility of running for governor.
Earlier on Friday, the Dallas Morning News published a comment saying that O’Rourke made a comment during the recording of the morning show (not yet aired), which caused controversy in the Texas political class because he hinted that No longer interested in the campaign. For the governor.
O’Rourke said in an interview with the “Lone Star Politics” program: “I have no campaign plan. I am very focused on what I am lucky now: organizing, registering voters and teaching.” “I will continue to do what I am doing now.”
Later, O’Rourke’s office staff quickly contacted the Texas Tribune to clarify their opinions.
“What I am saying today is what I have been saying for months: I am not currently considering running for office. He said in a statement: “I am focusing on what I am doing now (teaching and organization). “Nothing has changed, and everything I have said will not prevent me from considering participating in competitions in the future. “
El Paso Democrats said in an interview earlier this year that confrontation with Republican Gov. Greg Abbott is “a thing to consider.” When he re-emerged as an organizational force during the Texas winter storm last month, he further spurred rumors of interest in the position.
He has also served as Abbott’s voice critic on a variety of issues, including Winter Storm, the mass shooting of white supremacists in El Paso in 2019, and Abbott’s cancellation of national authorization to wear masks.
O’Rourke is about to lose his election in 2019 and run for the Democratic presidential candidate. In 2018, U.S. Senator Ted Cruz suffered heavy losses.
There will be no elections for the U.S. Senate this year, so the governor candidates nominated by Democrats will have a huge impact on the election.
Despite high expectations, the Democratic Party ended the 2020 election with disappointing hopes.
O’Rourke suggested other possible candidates for governor in a television interview, Harris County Judge Lena Hidalgo and Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins. Former US Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Julián Castro (Julián Castro) is another frequently mentioned potential competitor, and Austin-based actor Matthew McConaughey is also publicly considering Campaign.
Hidalgo told Texas Forum CEO Evan Smith in an “on-demand” podcast last month: “My current plan is to run for re-election.” When asked if he will rule out other factors in 2022 At the time, he said: “I will not say that this is the goal I am actively pursuing now.”