Kamala Harris ends her presidential bid
Kamala Harris is ending her presidential bid and suspending her campaign. In a statement Tuesday afternoon, Harris explained she did not have enough funding to continue her run for the White House. Calling it "one of the hardest decisions of my life," and one she had made over the last few days, Harris said, "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," she said. "And as the campaign has gone on, it's become harder and harder to raise the money we need to compete."
She continued, "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."
In recent days, there has been some turmoil in her campaign, as her team of professional consultants, mostly from California, clashed with a faction represented by Harris' sister, Maya Harris, about how the campaign should proceed. Maya Harris, a Democratic activist who also worked for Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign, has been at her sister's side for the duration of the campaign, serving as a top adviser.
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