On Tuesday, plagued by plunging poll numbers, financial chaos, and dissatisfaction in her campaign ranks, Sen. Kamala Harris announced that she has ended her 2020 bid for the White House.
“I’ve taken stock and looked at this from every angle, and over the last few days have come to one of the hardest decisions of my life,” Harris said in a statement. “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. And as the campaign has gone on, it’s become harder and harder to raise the money we need to compete.
“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,” she continued.
On Monday, polls showed Harris in sixth place with only 3.4% of the Democrat primary vote, placing her behind billionaire Michael Bloomberg, who entered the race only last week. She was floundering even in her home state of California.