Sen. Tim Scott (R-SC) has dropped out of the 2024 presidential race after failing to select up steam over the course of a number of debates.
Scott made his resolution to droop the presidential marketing campaign identified throughout an look on former Rep. Trey Gowdy’s (R-SC) Fox News present.
“When I go back to Iowa, it will not be as a presidential candidate. I am suspending my campaign,” Scott stated.
“I think the voters, who are the most remarkable people on the planet, have been really clear that they’re telling me: not now,” Scott continued.
The senator stated that he doesn’t want to endorse any of his opponents right now.
“I’m going to recommend that the voters study each candidate and their candidacies and frankly, their past and make a decision for the future of the country,” Scott stated. “The best way for me to be helpful is to not weigh in on who they should endorse.”
According to NBC News, Scott’s marketing campaign and an allied Super PAC “spent nearly $25 million on ads in Iowa and other early states promoting him as an optimistic conservative.”
Scott’s major message had been centered on debunking the woke leftist understanding of race in America, portraying the black and brown expertise as one of fixed oppression with little to no likelihood for achievement. Vox described it thusly this previous June:
Scott’s stance on race is a central half of a technique that differentiates him from his fellow presidential hopefuls, one centered on an optimistic imaginative and prescient quite than on the nation’s political and cultural divides. The query is whether or not Scott’s optimism can break by what’s already proving to be an unpleasant major.
During an look on The View earlier this 12 months, Scott stated that leftists had been pushing ahead a backward thought “that the only way for a young African American kid to be successful in this country is to be the exception and not the rule.”
“That’s a dangerous, offensive, disgusting message to send,” he added.
Tim Scott did, nevertheless, admit that “both sides of the aisle can do a better job on the issue of race.”
During the latest presidential debate in Miami, Florida, Tim Scott adopted a hawkish overseas coverage stance by saying the Russian army ought to be destroyed.
“Bottom line is, we have to first have the level of accountability that allows the American people to understand where the resources have gone, number one,” he stated. “Number two: after we have that responsibility taken care of and accountability, then we have an opportunity to look at the overall strategy that helps us degrade the Russian military while we use our resources.”
“Frankly, keeping our NATO partners safe from the Russian military is absolutely essential,” he added.
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