Former El Paso Congressman and failed senatorial candidate Beto O'Rourke has officially made the announcement: he's running for president in 2020.
O'Rourke, whose given name is Robert Francis, acquired his nickname while growing up in El Paso, Texas.
O'Rourke told Vanity Fair, "You can probably tell that I want to run... I do".
"I'm just born to do this", O'Rourke told the magazine.
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Ending months of speculation over his plans, O'Rourke threw his hat into a crowded primary field vying for the party's blessing to challenge Donald Trump in the 2020 presidential election.
O'Rourke, who captured national attention in his ultimately unsuccessful bid to unseat U.S. Sen.
"This is a defining moment of truth for this country and for every single one of us", the 46-year-old Democratic former congressman from Texas said in a video announcing his candidacy.
O'Rourke became a national star during his 2018 Senate bid past year, despite the fact that he was defeated by incumbent Ted Cruz.
He had already planned to visit the University of Northern Iowa on Saturday to campaign for a Democrat running in a special state Senate election, AP reported.