(NBC) — Former Texas congressman Beto O’Rourke has announced he’s running for president.
He made the announcement early this morning in a video.
O’Rourke is a three-term congressman. He ran against Republican Ted Cruz for the senate in the 2016 election.
In his announcement O’Rourke says this moment provides the nation with the greatest opportunity for change.
Some well-known names, including Senator Bernie Sanders and Senator Elizabeth Warren, have already announced they are running for president.