Beto O’Rourke drops out of 2020 presidential race

by Adam Ford · Nov 1st, 2019 5:35 pm

Last Updated Nov 19th, 2019 at 4:35 pm

Robert Francis “Beto” O’Rourke announced on Twitter Friday evening that he is abandoning his 2020 presidential bid:

🔦 O’Rourke had stirred controversy recently by calling for taxes on churches that oppose same-sex marriage, vowing to forcibly confiscate AR-style weapons from citizens, and unapologetically comparing President Trump to Adolf Hitler. He was polling at about 2%.