Beto O&R; Rourke, one of many democratic hopes in the overcrowded field of 2020 presidential candidates, was asked a question from a 17-year-old in Sioux City, Iowa, where he might not have been prepared. 19659002] "It's ok if you say no, but do you want to go to prom with me?" Claire Campbell asked according to Des Moines Register . Campbell also had a gold letter sign on black cardboard – the color of Iowa Hawkeyes – that showed her questions previously seen by Rourke's staff.
Completely polished politician and quick thinking on his feet, Texan told Campbell that he never went to prom or had he been asked. He replied with a counterpart.
"As someone who didn't go to prom because no one asked me, I was really touched," replied Rourke. "It means more to me than you know."
"But someone told me about your character, so we made a counter-proposal."
Rourke then stored a separate character according to The Register . It read, "Do you want caucus for me?"
Des Moines Register asked Campbell after the campaign if she was disappointed with the Rourke's response and she was "because I need a prom date. But his offer was pretty good. "
However," Rourke lost a potential caucus when Campbell allegedly lives in South Dakota, which means she can't be part of Iowa caucuses.
Teenager's request for Rourke to be her prom date comes from accusations of former Vice President Joe Biden's accused inappropriate touch of women. Biden currently leads most democratic presidential elections, despite the fact that he has not declared to run.
The presidential election in 2020 is in full swing for the Democrats, who have a growing field with Sens. Kamala Harris, Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren, Cory Booker, Amy Klobuchar and Kirsten Gillibrand with Biden, former First Lady Michelle Obama, South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg and Rourke, a former House Representative who went close to the US Senate against Texas Republican established Ted Cruz in the fall.