Oprah Presses Beto On 2020: ‘By God, When Are You Going To Know The Answer?’

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February 6, 2019 9:16 a.m.

During an interview with Beto O’Rourke — whose energetic challenge against Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) in the midterms sparked 2020 speculation — Oprah Winfrey pressed O’Rourke to end the suspense already.

“If I can play some role in helping the country do that, by God, I’m going to do it,” O’Rourke said during the interview.

“Okay, by God, when are you going to know the answer?” she shot back, a swipe met with applause and laughter.

“The serious answer is, really soon,” he said, adding later that he would decide on 2020 before the end of the month.

O’Rourke has met with the likes of former President Barack Obama and has spent the last several weeks traveling around the U.S., further fueling conjecture.

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