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Beto cancels ‘key’ Iowa State Fair appearance — puts campaign ‘on pause’

Is it over for Robert “Beto” O’Rourke?

The one-time media darling-turned-struggling presidential candidate is putting his presidential campaign “on pause” in the wake of a mass shooting in his hometown of El Paso, Texas.

Bloomberg reports:

Beto O’Rourke has canceled campaign appearances in Iowa, deciding to remain in his hometown of El Paso, Texas, as it grieves a mass shooting rather than participate in what is considered a key campaign opportunity at the Iowa State Fair. …

In a statement to the Associated Press, campaign manager Jen O’Malley Dillon said it was “unconscionable” that O’Rourke’s decision to take time off from the campaign trail would be turned into speculation about the “horse race.”

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