Trump jabs Beto O’Rourke on 2020 speculation

President Trump on Friday jabbed at Texas Representative Beto O’Rourke amid speculation about him running for president in 2020.

“Now, he’s running for president,” Trump joked at a press event. “I thought you were supposed to win before you run for president, no?”

The remark follows

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EL PASO, TEXAS - NOVEMBER 06: U.S. Senate candidate Rep. Beto O'Rourke (D-TX) (R) talks with a supporters after he cast his ballot at El Paso Community College-Rio Grande Campus on Election Day November 06, 2018 in El Paso, Texas. In Texas, O'Rourke is in a surprisingly tight contest against incumbent Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) for the state's U.S. Senate race. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
Texas US Senatorial Candidate Beto O'Rourke leaves a polling station at El Paso, Texas, Community College-Rio Grande Campus, with his children, after casting his vote in the midterm elections on November 6, 2018. - Americans started voting Tuesday in critical midterm elections that mark the first major voter test of US President Donald Trump's controversial presidency, with control of Congress at stake. (Photo by Paul Ratje / AFP) (Photo credit should read PAUL RATJE/AFP/Getty Images)
EL PASO, TEXAS - NOVEMBER 06: U.S. Senate candidate Rep. Beto O'Rourke (D-TX), his wife Amy Sanders and their children are surrounded by journalists after they voted at El Paso Community College-Rio Grande Campus on Election Day November 06, 2018 in El Paso, Texas. In Texas, O'Rourke is in a surprisingly tight contest against incumbent Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) for the state's U.S. Senate race. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
EL PASO, TEXAS - NOVEMBER 06: U.S. Senate candidate Rep. Beto O'Rourke (D-TX), his wife Amy Sanders (R) and their children Henry, Ulysses and Molly walk back home after voting at El Paso Community College-Rio Grande Campus on Election Day November 06, 2018 in El Paso, Texas. In Texas, O'Rourke is in a surprisingly tight contest against incumbent Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) for the state's U.S. Senate race. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
EL PASO, TEXAS - NOVEMBER 06: U.S. Senate candidate Rep. Beto O'Rourke (D-TX), his wife Amy Sanders and their children leave their neighborhood polling place after voting at El Paso Community College-Rio Grande Campus on Election Day November 06, 2018 in El Paso, Texas. In Texas, O'Rourke is in a surprisingly tight contest against incumbent Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) for the state's U.S. Senate race. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
EL PASO, TEXAS - NOVEMBER 06: U.S. Senate candidate Rep. Beto O'Rourke (D-TX) and his children Molly (L) and Ulysses leave their neighborhood polling place after voting at El Paso Community College-Rio Grande Campus on Election Day November 06, 2018 in El Paso, Texas. In Texas, O'Rourke is in a surprisingly tight contest against incumbent Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) for the state's U.S. Senate race. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
Texas US Senate candidate Beto ORourke (R) walks with his wife, Amy Hoover Sanders, and his three children, Ulysses, 11 (3rd L); Henry, 7 (L); and Molly, 10, to the El Paso, Texas, Community College-Rio Grande Campus to vote in the US midterm elections on November 6, 2018. - Americans started voting Tuesday in critical midterm elections that mark the first major voter test of US President Donald Trump's controversial presidency, with control of Congress at stake. (Photo by Paul Ratje / AFP) (Photo credit should read PAUL RATJE/AFP/Getty Images)
Texas US Senate candidate Beto ORourke (R) walks with his wife, Amy Hoover Sanders, and his three children, Ulysses, 11 (3rd L); Henry, 7 (L); and Molly, 10, to the El Paso, Texas, Community College-Rio Grande Campus to vote in the US midterm elections on November 6, 2018. - Americans started voting Tuesday in critical midterm elections that mark the first major voter test of US President Donald Trump's controversial presidency, with control of Congress at stake. (Photo by Paul Ratje / AFP) (Photo credit should read PAUL RATJE/AFP/Getty Images)
EL PASO, TEXAS - NOVEMBER 06: U.S. Senate candidate Rep. Beto O'Rourke (D-TX) and his children Molly (L) and Ulysses leave their neighborhood polling place after voting at El Paso Community College-Rio Grande Campus on Election Day November 06, 2018 in El Paso, Texas. In Texas, O'Rourke is in a surprisingly tight contest against incumbent Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) for the state's U.S. Senate race. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
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recent meeting with former President Barack Obama in Washington, DC, according to the Washington Post.

“The meeting, which was held Nov. 16 at the former president’s offices in Foggy Bottom, came as former Obama aides have encouraged the Democratic House member to run, seeing him as capable of the same kind of inspirational campaign that caught fire in the 2008 presidential election,” the Post noted.

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EL PASO, TEXAS - NOVEMBER 06: U.S. Senate candidate Rep. Beto O'Rourke (D-TX) (R) talks with a supporters after he cast his ballot at El Paso Community College-Rio Grande Campus on Election Day November 06, 2018 in El Paso, Texas. In Texas, O'Rourke is in a surprisingly tight contest against incumbent Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) for the state's U.S. Senate race. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
Texas US Senatorial Candidate Beto O'Rourke leaves a polling station at El Paso, Texas, Community College-Rio Grande Campus, with his children, after casting his vote in the midterm elections on November 6, 2018. - Americans started voting Tuesday in critical midterm elections that mark the first major voter test of US President Donald Trump's controversial presidency, with control of Congress at stake. (Photo by Paul Ratje / AFP) (Photo credit should read PAUL RATJE/AFP/Getty Images)
EL PASO, TEXAS - NOVEMBER 06: U.S. Senate candidate Rep. Beto O'Rourke (D-TX), his wife Amy Sanders and their children are surrounded by journalists after they voted at El Paso Community College-Rio Grande Campus on Election Day November 06, 2018 in El Paso, Texas. In Texas, O'Rourke is in a surprisingly tight contest against incumbent Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) for the state's U.S. Senate race. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
EL PASO, TEXAS - NOVEMBER 06: U.S. Senate candidate Rep. Beto O'Rourke (D-TX), his wife Amy Sanders (R) and their children Henry, Ulysses and Molly walk back home after voting at El Paso Community College-Rio Grande Campus on Election Day November 06, 2018 in El Paso, Texas. In Texas, O'Rourke is in a surprisingly tight contest against incumbent Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) for the state's U.S. Senate race. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
EL PASO, TEXAS - NOVEMBER 06: U.S. Senate candidate Rep. Beto O'Rourke (D-TX), his wife Amy Sanders and their children leave their neighborhood polling place after voting at El Paso Community College-Rio Grande Campus on Election Day November 06, 2018 in El Paso, Texas. In Texas, O'Rourke is in a surprisingly tight contest against incumbent Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) for the state's U.S. Senate race. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
EL PASO, TEXAS - NOVEMBER 06: U.S. Senate candidate Rep. Beto O'Rourke (D-TX) and his children Molly (L) and Ulysses leave their neighborhood polling place after voting at El Paso Community College-Rio Grande Campus on Election Day November 06, 2018 in El Paso, Texas. In Texas, O'Rourke is in a surprisingly tight contest against incumbent Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) for the state's U.S. Senate race. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
Texas US Senate candidate Beto ORourke (R) walks with his wife, Amy Hoover Sanders, and his three children, Ulysses, 11 (3rd L); Henry, 7 (L); and Molly, 10, to the El Paso, Texas, Community College-Rio Grande Campus to vote in the US midterm elections on November 6, 2018. - Americans started voting Tuesday in critical midterm elections that mark the first major voter test of US President Donald Trump's controversial presidency, with control of Congress at stake. (Photo by Paul Ratje / AFP) (Photo credit should read PAUL RATJE/AFP/Getty Images)
Texas US Senate candidate Beto ORourke (R) walks with his wife, Amy Hoover Sanders, and his three children, Ulysses, 11 (3rd L); Henry, 7 (L); and Molly, 10, to the El Paso, Texas, Community College-Rio Grande Campus to vote in the US midterm elections on November 6, 2018. - Americans started voting Tuesday in critical midterm elections that mark the first major voter test of US President Donald Trump's controversial presidency, with control of Congress at stake. (Photo by Paul Ratje / AFP) (Photo credit should read PAUL RATJE/AFP/Getty Images)
EL PASO, TEXAS - NOVEMBER 06: U.S. Senate candidate Rep. Beto O'Rourke (D-TX) and his children Molly (L) and Ulysses leave their neighborhood polling place after voting at El Paso Community College-Rio Grande Campus on Election Day November 06, 2018 in El Paso, Texas. In Texas, O'Rourke is in a surprisingly tight contest against incumbent Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) for the state's U.S. Senate race. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
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The news came days after a report that O’Rourke has shifted from a no to a maybe in regard to the 2020 presidential run. 

The Daily Beast reported that at a town hall in El Paso, he said that he and his wife would “think about what we can do next to contribute to the best of our ability to this community.” 

O’Rourke received a great deal of national attention in his race to unseat Senator Ted Cruz. 

While his bid was unsuccessful, he far exceeded expectations.

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