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Colbert Urges Beto to Run for Senate Instead of President

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13.06.2019

Once considered a potential frontrunner to take down Donald Trump, Beto O’Rourke has been struggling of late, to put it kindly. The former Texas congressman’s attempt at a comeback tour found him seated beside Stephen Colbert on The Late Show Wednesday night.

The host began by reminding O’Rourke that he lost to Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) in the 2018 election and asking, “What made you go, OK, didn't get Senate, let's go for the brass ring here and go for president of the United States?”

“What’s the logic?” the candidate joked in response. When Colbert asked if this campaign has been “easier,” he replied, “Definitely........

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