Beto O'Rourke opens campaign headquarters in Iowa

The opening comes as the former congressman launches a targeted push in the Hawkeye State.
2:14 | 06/09/19

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Transcript for Beto O'Rourke opens campaign headquarters in Iowa
And no are you all. We're so excited yeah you know your house. A person who are supporting this country. I winds take their responsibility as the first in the nation caucus. Incredibly serious we've been to places like storm lake Pacific junction where he's. Pat you know learned ideas in the room. Gone home worked on and then we put an honest campaign policy so it's been really really good matchup in between that's O Rourke and I was so far. Sensed that the did you individually one on one cheek pads is thank you for. We're its board provided. I think in advance that what you build this campaign and this country many continue to talk about. The need to make sure this democracy really works and and to share my story. Of us City Council member is a member of congress. In the campaign we ran Texas doing this without pac money but true grassroots campaign comprised of people. And making sure that we include not just an expanded democratic electorate but independents and Republicans as well. Coming from California. And it's me on him under a news. The whole election Salisbury. My distant as they are here meeting here and I'll ask you directly about their citizens. Ever experience I'm shopping around right now I've seen other candidates today I'm looking for. Other candidates tomorrow looking at everybody's policies in turn determine which is going to be the best for our country as well as Cedar Rapids and Iowa as a whole. There are so many supporters and volunteers. And for them to have a central place they can rally. And needs. And be with the other folks who care just as much about. This race in this campaign but just importantly this democracy. I think is really powerful.

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