Beto: I've Been 'Ham-Handed' -- 'No One Is Born to Be President'
- Author: Sonia Alvarado May 20, 2019,
May 20, 2019, 12:05
Whatever you think of homosexuality or gay marriage, I don't think it's particularly easy being gay.
Abrams quickly rebuffed the idea of sharing the top of the ticket with Biden stating that "you don't run for second place".
The former congressman replied by arguing that while he might not meet the experience threshold, no single person does either.
"Hey everybody we're at Chema's in El Paso, getting a haircut after being on the road for nearly two weeks", O'Rourke said from the barber chair as his barber, Manuel, snipped away.
Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke said Tuesday he regrets launching his campaign on the cover of Vanity Fair magazine because it reinforced "that perception of privilege".
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Just this month, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi warned that Democrats needed to prepare for Pres. Trump to refuse to give up power if he is voted out of office in 2020. McCain argued that a female candidate could not make some of the statements O'Rourke has. His new campaign was launched by apologizing for being on the cover of Vanity Fair, and for saying he was born to do this, and for being male and for being white and then livestreaming himself getting a massage from a Mexican barber.
At one point in the video, as a Washington Post reporter pointed out, O'Rourke notes that he needed to get his ear hair cut something you need to do as you "get older".
"Just know this, it's hard for me to escape the conclusion that if I were lucky enough to be your nominee, that I wouldn't select one of these extraordinary women with whom I'm running right now or some other extraordinary woman who's not running right now", he continued. "And I think the more that I travel and listen to people and listen from them, the clearer that becomes to me". And of course, it begs the inevitable question, If you are privileged, is it fair that you are running for president at all? Behar asked. "It looks elitist?" "That headline that said I was "born to be in this"-in the article's attempting to say that I felt my calling was in public service". "Least of all me".
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