Speaker Nancy PelosiNancy PelosiTrump on collision course with Congress over bases with Confederate names Black lawmakers unveil bill to remove Confederate statues from Capitol Pelosi: Georgia primary ‘disgrace’ could preview an election debacle in November MORE (D-Calif.) on Thursday welcomed former Rep. 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 to the 2020 presidential race, praising the Texas Democrat for both his energy and his work on the environment and national defense. “Beto brought a great deal of vitality to the Congress,” Pelosi said during a press briefing in the Capitol. “When he came, he came as a real champion for the environment, he got a great deal of support from the environmental community in his district. He won in a primary on that subject. Also, he was … a strong member of the Armed Services Committee, which is very important for his district.  “So in preserving our planet and protecting our people, there are at least two areas in addition to his vitality.” ADVERTISEMENTO’Rourke, who served in the House for six years beginning in 2013, jumped into the Democratic primary on Thursday morning, joining an ever-growing field of party hopefuls vying to unseat President TrumpDonald John TrumpSenate advances public lands bill in late-night vote Warren, Democrats urge Trump to back down from veto threat over changing Confederate-named bases Esper orders ‘After Action Review’ of National Guard’s role in protests MORE next year.  The 46-year-old O’Rourke gave up his House seat last year in an unsuccessful challenge to Texas Sen. 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 (R) — a closer-then-expected contest that thrust O’Rourke onto the national stage and made him an overnight superstar with the Democrats’ liberal base. Yet O’Rourke’s relatively short tenure on Capitol Hill has also raised questions about whether he has the political gravitas to make a credible run at the White House. And Republicans are already trying to exploit his youthful persona with campaign emails portraying him as too inexperienced for the job.  Pelosi on Thursday rejected those criticisms, emphasizing that Trump had no political background before winning the White House in 2016. Asked if O’Rourke’s House tenure qualifies him for the presidency, Pelosi didn’t hesitate. “You ask me that when we have a president of the United States who never, you know,” she said, trailing off. “Please.”  “Yes. The answer is yes.” Click Here: camiseta rosario central