O'Rourke to rejoin presidential race with El Paso speech

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O'Rourke to rejoin presidential race with El Paso speech

Democratic presidential candidate and former Texas Rep. Beto O'Rourke speaks at the League of United Latin American Citizens' "March For a United America," in El Paso, Texas, on Saturday, Aug. 10, 2019. More than 100 people marched through the Texas border denouncing racism and calling for stronger gun laws one week after several people were killed in a mass shooting that authorities say was carried out by a man targeting Mexicans. (AP Photo/Cedar Attanasio)
Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke arrives with flowers to the Perches funeral home in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, Thursday, Aug. 8, 2019, to attend a service for Ivan Filiberto Manzano, one of the 22 people killed in a shooting at a Walmart in El Paso. The former El Paso congressman said he came to the border city "to remind the world that we are a binational community." (AP Photo/Christian Chavez)
Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke, meets with residents of El Paso, Texas, after a community "unity" rally a few blocks from the University Medical Center of El Paso where victims of Saturday's shooting are being treated Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2019. Speaking to several hundred people, O'Rourke said immigrants had made El Paso one of the safest cities in America, before Saturday's shooting. (AP Photo/Morgan Lee)
Presidential candidate and former congressman Beto O'Rourke speaks with the media outside the Walmart store in the aftermath of a mass shooting in El Paso, Texas, Sunday, Aug. 4, 2019. (AP Photo/Andres Leighton)
Democratic presidential candidate and former Texas Rep. Beto O'Rourke speaks during a public employees union candidate forum Saturday, Aug. 3, 2019, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)
Presidential candidate and former congressman Beto O'Rourke speaks with the media outside the Walmart store in the aftermath of a mass shooting in El Paso, Texas, Sunday, Aug. 4, 2019. (AP Photo/Andres Leighton)
Democratic presidential candidate and former Texas Rep. Beto O'Rourke speaks during a public employees union candidate forum Saturday, Aug. 3, 2019, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)

O'Rourke to rejoin presidential race with El Paso speech

Democratic presidential candidate and former Texas Rep. Beto O'Rourke speaks at the League of United Latin American Citizens' "March For a United America," in El Paso, Texas, on Saturday, Aug. 10, 2019. More than 100 people marched through the Texas border denouncing racism and calling for stronger gun laws one week after several people were killed in a mass shooting that authorities say was carried out by a man targeting Mexicans. (AP Photo/Cedar Attanasio)
Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke arrives with flowers to the Perches funeral home in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, Thursday, Aug. 8, 2019, to attend a service for Ivan Filiberto Manzano, one of the 22 people killed in a shooting at a Walmart in El Paso. The former El Paso congressman said he came to the border city "to remind the world that we are a binational community." (AP Photo/Christian Chavez)
Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke, meets with residents of El Paso, Texas, after a community "unity" rally a few blocks from the University Medical Center of El Paso where victims of Saturday's shooting are being treated Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2019. Speaking to several hundred people, O'Rourke said immigrants had made El Paso one of the safest cities in America, before Saturday's shooting. (AP Photo/Morgan Lee)
Presidential candidate and former congressman Beto O'Rourke speaks with the media outside the Walmart store in the aftermath of a mass shooting in El Paso, Texas, Sunday, Aug. 4, 2019. (AP Photo/Andres Leighton)
Democratic presidential candidate and former Texas Rep. Beto O'Rourke speaks during a public employees union candidate forum Saturday, Aug. 3, 2019, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)
Presidential candidate and former congressman Beto O'Rourke speaks with the media outside the Walmart store in the aftermath of a mass shooting in El Paso, Texas, Sunday, Aug. 4, 2019. (AP Photo/Andres Leighton)
Democratic presidential candidate and former Texas Rep. Beto O'Rourke speaks during a public employees union candidate forum Saturday, Aug. 3, 2019, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)