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Vivek Ramaswamy Quits US Presidential Race, Endorses Trump

Vivek Ramaswamy Quits U.S. Presidential Race, Endorses Trump

Vivek Ramaswamy, a Republican presidential candidate of Indian origin, has officially withdrawn from the race, throwing his support behind former President Donald Trump. In a statement to his supporters in Iowa, Ramaswamy acknowledged the lack of a viable path for his presidential bid and expressed concerns about undesirable developments in the country.

During his address, Ramaswamy revealed that he had discussed his decision with Trump, leading to his endorsement of the former president. On the recent Iowa caucus results, Trump secured a commanding lead, with Florida Governor Ron DeSantis and former UN Ambassador Nikki Haley coming in second and third, respectively. Ramaswamy, finishing in fourth place, utilized the social media platform X to convey his announcement.

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Highlighting the central theme of his campaign as truth-telling, Ramaswamy admitted to falling short of his goals and emphasized the need for an America-First patriot in the White House, aligning with the desires expressed by the people. He declared the suspension of his campaign and extended his endorsement to Donald J. Trump, committing to actively support Trump’s candidacy for the next U.S. President. Expressing pride in his team, movement, and country, Ramaswamy concluded his statement.

At 38 years old, Ramaswamy, the son of Indian immigrants, ventured into the presidential race after amassing wealth in the pharmaceutical industry. Despite lacking political experience, his campaign faced various controversies due to his endorsement of conspiracy theories on multiple occasions.