Republican candidate Tim Scott withdraws from presidential election race


Republican candidate Tim Scott said on Sunday night that he withdrawing his presidential campaign.

Scott made the announcement on “Sunday Night in America with Trey Gowdy” on Fox News.

“When I go back to Iowa, it will not be as a presidential candidate. I am suspending my campaign. I think the voters, who are the most remarkable people on the planet, have been really clear that – they’re telling me, ‘Not now, Tim,” said Scott.


The entire Iowa swing over the weekend was cancelled due to Scott’s campaign, however they remained positive to get him the GOP nomination for president. Earlier, Sunday, it was reported by ABC News that Scott will be attending Bob Vander Plaats’ Family Leader Thanksgiving Forum later in the week.

During his interview with Gowdy, he said, “I was looking forward to getting back on the campaign trail without any questions.” He continued, “I love America more today than I did on May 22,” when he first announced his participation in presidential race.