Former Beto representative O 'Rourke (Texas) is considering a presidential candidacy in 2020, but a new poll reveals that it could pose a competitive challenge when he shows up again in the Senate in the Lone Star State.
A survey According to a study released Wednesday by Public Public Information Polling (PPP), O & # 39; Rourke is only 2 points away from Senator Sen. John CornynJohn CornynGOP is preparing for Trump 's emergency declaration on the money: Trump will sign a border agreement and will urgently declare the construction of a wall | Senate Passes Funding Bill That House Will Follow | Democrats promise to challenge the declaration of urgency. Trump will sign a border agreement and declare the national emergency (R-Texas) in a hypothetical match, 47 to 45% with 8% of voters registered undecided.
O'Rourke fascinated the progressive base and garnered a record amount of small donations during his Senate bid last year against outgoing President Sen. Ted CruzRafael (Ted) Edward CruzO'Rourke heads to Wisconsin amid speculation for 2020 The Senate approves a border bill that prevents the market from closing. For 2020, Democrats are looking for someone to love MORE (R), losing less than 3 points in the ruby red state.
Although Mr. O. Rourke is known to consider running for president in 2020 – and that he has announced that he would decide to launch a campaign at the White House by the end of this year. of the month, the rising Democratic star is currently being asked to run for the Senate. second time.
Texas Democrat President Gilberto Hinojosa told the Dallas Morning News this month that he would support O'Rourke in both races, but thought the chances of victory were greater for the Senate.
"He just needs to decide where he thinks he can best serve and have a better chance of winning," Hinojosa said. "It's not fair, can he do more as president, but where can he win?"
O'Rourke also reportedly met this month with Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.), To discuss his future political ambitions.
The PPP survey also shows President TrumpDonald John TrumpBill Kristol resurfaces the video of Pence calling the action of the executive on immigration a "deep mistake," states the ACLU. The planned national emergency declaration is a "manifest abuse of presidential power". he could PLUSThe approval rate is just above the water, with 48% of registered voters declaring to approve the work they do and 47% of them disapproving. 5% are uncertain.
The survey was commissioned by Dallas-based Democratic consultant Jeff Dalton. The survey of 743 registered voters in Texas was conducted from February 13 to 14 and has a margin of error of 3.6 percentage points.