According to CNN Rick Santorum will end his 2016 Presidential campaign. Rick Santorum is the 3rd Republican candidate to drop out since the Iowa Caucus and the second to drop out today. Rick Santorum won the Iowa Caucus in 2012 however this time around he was not so lucky, Santroum only received 1% of the vote.
After finishing fifth in the Iowa caucus, Rand Paul announced today that he is suspending Presidential campaign. Rand Paul did surprise many by coming in fifth but Rand Paul felt he did not have enough momentum to go into the New Hampshire primary.
Last night when the results were coming in for the Iowa Caucus Mike Huckabee announced that he is suspending his campaign for President. The results were disappointing for his campaign, he received only 2% and came in 9th place.
Sarah Palin is the first major endorsement that Donald Trump has received for his Presidential campaign.
South Carolina Senator Lindsey Graham who recently dropped out of the 2016 Republican Presidential election today has endorsed Jeb Bush for President. Graham is the first Republican Presidential candidate who has dropped out to make an endorsement for President.
The 2012 Republican Presidential nominee Mitt Romney did an interview with the Washington Post. In that interview Mitt Romney made some interesting comment about Jeb Bush.
Below is a quote that Mitt Romney said:
“Jeb, to be very honest, I think it’s very hard for you to post up against Hillary Clinton and to separate yourself from the difficulty of the W. years and compare them with the Clinton years," Romney recalled saying to Bush.
The source of this information is The Hill.
Its becoming obvious that the establishment of the Republican party wants to drop Jeb Bush and move on and consolidate their support around someone else, perhaps Marco Rubio who's rising as the establishment alternative. John Kasich and Chris Christie also could be establishment alternatives.
Barry Bennett who was the campaign manger for Ben Carson's 2016 campaign until he quit. Barry Bennett believes that Donald Trump will be the Republican nominee endless something "cataclysmic" happens.
Barry Bennett says that Donald Trump's large crowds at his rallies shows his deep grassroots support. Bennett says Trump is getting thousands of people at his rallies and other candidates are getting very little people to show up at their events. Barry Bennett says Trumps support has been consistent and really no candidate has been able to get close to Trump in the polls.
The source of this information is CNN.
Ben Carson's 2016 Presidential campaign just lost two of its top staff members. Ben Carson's now former communications director, Doug Watts, told Business Insider he and Carson's campaign manager Barry Bennett had left the campaign.
Meanwhile, The Washington Post's Robert Costa spoke with Bennett, who said his "frustration level has peaked with Dr. Carson's outside advisers."
Its been announced that Bob Dees will become the the new campaign chairman. Ed Brookover will be promoted from senior adviser to campaign manager.
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