U.S. congressman from El Paso makes stop in Abilene


ABILENE, Texas - Democratic Congressman Beto O'Rourke made a stop at Miguel's on Danville in Abilene Sunday evening to have an open discussion about the great state of Texas and how Texans can make it even better.

O'Rourke represents the state's 16th Congressional District in Washington.

His Texas office is in his native El Paso.

"Elections really matter, " O ' Rourke said. " They have so much consequence for the direction of this country and the things that we care about. "

O'Rourke is considering a run against Ted Cruz for the U.S. Senate in November of 2018.