Kamala Harris Has Dropped Out of the Presidential Race – Live News 247

 Sen. Kamala Harris is dropping out of the presidential race, multiple news outlets reported Tuesday  The California Democrat, who was once among leading contenders for the party’s presidential nomination, broke the news to her staff on a conference call and in an email to her supporters, and she is expected to release a video announcing her decision Her departure comes after a months-long fall in state and national polls — and days after the New York Times reported on the turmoil within her campaign  Harris informed her supporters via email. “I’ve taken stock and looked at this from every angle, and over the last few days have come to one of the hardest decisions of my life,” she wrote “My campaign for president simply doesn’t have the financial resources we need to continue “I’m not a billionaire. I can’t fund my own campaign. And as the campaign has gone on, it’s become harder and harder to raise the money we need to compete In good faith, I can’t tell you, my supporters and volunteers, that I have a path forward if I don’t believe I do So, to you my supporters, it is with deep regret — but also with deep gratitude — that I am suspending my campaign today ”    Prior to dropping out of the race, Harris’ national polling average, according to RealClearPolitics, was 3 4 percent. Following a breakout debate performance at the end of June, she was at 15 2 percent, good for second in the field behind Joe Biden.  This story is developing In This Article: 2020 election, Kamala Harris

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