O'Rourke dismisses Iowa Poll showing him at 2 percent support

Democratic presidential hopeful Beto O’RourkeBeto O’RourkeBiden will help close out Texas Democrats’ virtual convention: report O’Rourke on Texas reopening: ‘Dangerous, dumb and weak’ Parties gear up for battle over Texas state House MORE on Sunday morning dismissed a just-released Iowa Poll that shows him with just 2 percent support in the first-in-the-nation caucus state. The former Texas congressman dropped from being the first choice of 11 percent of Iowa Democrats in December to being the first choice for 2 percent this month. ADVERTISEMENT”I don’t know that this many months out from the caucuses in Iowa these polls really indicate what our prospects are,” O’Rourke told George StephanopoulosGeorge Robert StephanopoulosPelosi: Presidents should not ‘fuel the flame’ National security adviser defends Trump tweets: The president ‘wants to de-escalate violence’ Sanders pushes back on doubts supporters will back Biden MORE on ABC’s “This Week.”  “If I relied on polls, in any race I’ve run, I never would have served in the U.S. Congress, never would have taken on Ted CruzRafael (Ted) Edward CruzSenate advances public lands bill in late-night vote The Hill’s Morning Report – Trump’s public standing sags after Floyd protests GOP senators introduce resolution opposing calls to defund the police MORE. Never would have been able to lead the largest grassroots effort in the state of Texas,” he added. O’Rourke has struggled to find the same support in early voting states and nationwide that he saw in his popular but ultimately unsuccessful Senate race against incumbent Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas).  

 The same poll showed former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenHillicon Valley: Biden calls on Facebook to change political speech rules | Dems demand hearings after Georgia election chaos | Microsoft stops selling facial recognition tech to police Trump finalizing executive order calling on police to use ‘force with compassion’ The Hill’s Campaign Report: Biden campaign goes on offensive against Facebook MORE solidly in the lead in Iowa with 24 percent of the vote. The race for second is a statistical tie between Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersThe Hill’s 12:30 Report: Milley apologizes for church photo-op Harris grapples with defund the police movement amid veep talk Biden courts younger voters — who have been a weakness MORE (I-Vt.) at 16 percent, Sen. Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth WarrenWarren, Democrats urge Trump to back down from veto threat over changing Confederate-named bases OVERNIGHT DEFENSE: Joint Chiefs chairman says he regrets participating in Trump photo-op | GOP senators back Joint Chiefs chairman who voiced regret over Trump photo-op | Senate panel approves 0B defense policy bill Trump on collision course with Congress over bases with Confederate names MORE (D-Mass.) at 15 percent and South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete ButtigiegPete ButtigiegScaled-back Pride Month poses challenges for fundraising, outreach Biden hopes to pick VP by Aug. 1 It’s as if a Trump operative infiltrated the Democratic primary process MORE at 14 percent. O’Rourke on Sunday also touted the grassroots support he’s seen and volunteers that have helped him in Iowa. “These polls this far out, I really don’t think describe a full picture,” he said. Click Here: camisetas de futbol baratas