However, O'Rourke didn't expand on the issue in his response to Trump's critique.
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"This is a defining moment of truth for this country, and for every single one of us", O'Rourke said in a video announcement posted on his Facebook page.More news: British ex-soldier to be charged in Bloody Sunday killings
Klobuchar, asked about O'Rourke on Thursday, let out a hearty, "Welcome!"
O'Rourke is holding a Texas kickoff of his presidential campaign March 30 in El Paso.
"I think that competition is good in our party", the senator from Minnesota said, telling Harlow that former President Barack Obama has been telling 2020 candidates that he believes the more the merrier in the nomination fight. "You may have that in Iowa as well, where farmers and ranchers and producers literally cannot get online, where people cannot start businesses in their own town or finish their education after high school because they cannot get online".More news: Google is going all-in on the squircle icon for the Play Store
Also teasing at a 2020 presidential campaign is former Vice President Joe Biden, who met with former Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams on Thursday. Vela said he also donated $2,000 to Julian Castro when the former San Antonio mayor and U.S. Housing and Urban Development secretary under President Obama announced his candidacy.
Robert is O'Rourke's legal first name. Juan "Chuy" Hinojosa, D-McAllen, and Eddie Lucio Jr., D-Brownsville; state Reps.
Mirroring his unsuccessful campaign model, O'Rourke embarked on a solo road trip in January to meet voters, where he had been chronicling the trip on social media and raising some eyebrows with freakish antics such as a Instagram live stream from his dental hygienist's chair.More news: EU to add Bermuda, Aruba to tax haven list
O'Rourke, the former Texas congressman who excited progressives with his close Senate loss to Republican Ted Cruz past year, became the latest entrant in the expanding 2020 group of Democratic primary candidates. The week O'Rourke lost the Senate race, President Obama called to congratulate him, and to invite O'Rourke to sit down and talk, if O'Rourke was interested. "I think people want us to rise above the pettiness, the smallness", O'Rourke told CNN at a later Thursday campaign stop in Burlington, Iowa. "And, of course, he's someone that comes, like I do, from the center of the country".