"The answer is no", he said when asked if he foresaw a future presidential bid. But polls that once showed him staying close to Cruz now have the incumbent leading by nine points - the same margin by which Trump carried the state in 2016.
Amid criticism from Cruz about his position toward impeachment, O'Rourke was asked if he\ had changed his mind. Ted Cruz's (R-Texas) Democrat Senate challenger won the final debate before the November 6 election.
O'Rourke said he opposed Trump's proposed border wall and that Texas should be a national model in how to overhaul federal immigration policy in a humane way.
The Democratic congressman running to unseat Republican Sen. Bernie Sanders and supported socialized medicine that would cost trillions and require sky-high tax increases. Democratic Rep. Beto O'Rourke has repeated his previous assertions that he would vote to impeach President Donald...
After embracing President Donald Trump's infamous name-calling tactic last Tuesday, Beto O'Rourke is now re-thinking the decision, admitting he got caught up in a tense debate.
O'Rourke, who is giving up his El Paso congressional seat to challenge Cruz, shattered Senate fundraising records with any eye-popping $38-plus million in the three-month period through September.
Cruz is now running facing a tough re-election campaign against Democrat Beto O'Rourke.
O'Rourke said he likens impeachment to an indictment.
"It's not something that I feel totally comfortable with", O'Rourke admitted. When the women attacked Cruz for supporting Kavanaugh's confirmation, he had the flawless response, saying, "Thank you for expressing your First Amendment Rights". Ted Cruz and other top Republicans is moving to a larger venue, though it's still not the biggest stadium in Texas.
In response to a question about the #MeToo movement, O'Rourke said Cruz "inexplicably" voted against the Violence Against Women Act, saying the senator was "all talk and no action".