Beto O’Rourke Drops Out of 2020 Race, Will Not Run for Senate

REUTERSFormer Rep. Beto O’Rourke (D-TX) on Friday announced that he will end his 2020 presidential campaign.“Our campaign has always been about seeing clearly, speaking honestly, and acting decisively,” he wrote in a statement. “In that spirit: I am announcing that my service to the country will not be as a candidate or as the nominee.” In a message to his supporters posted on Medium, O’Rourke admitted that his campaign does not have “the means to move forward successfully.”“My service to the country will not be as a candidate or as the nominee,” he wrote. “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.”This is a developing story…Read more at The Daily Beast.Got a tip? Send it to The Daily Beast hereGet our top stories in your inbox every day. Sign up now!Daily Beast Membership: Beast Inside goes deeper on the stories that matter to you. Learn more.

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