Mike Bloomberg finally found something in politics shorter than him: His campaign.
Mike Bloomberg, the billionaire former mayor of New York City who had spent hundreds of millions of dollars on ads during a 100-day presidential campaign, announced on Wednesday he’s suspending his bid and is endorsing former Vice President Joe Biden.
“Three months ago, I entered the race for President to defeat Donald Trump,” Bloomberg said in a statement. “Today, I am leaving the race for the same reason: to defeat Donald Trump — because it is clear to me that staying in would make achieving that goal more difficult.”
The decision follows a disappointing Super Tuesday for Bloomberg. He won just one contest: the small territory of American Samoa.
“After yesterday’s results,” he said in the statement, “the delegate math has become virtually impossible — and a viable path to the nomination no longer exists.”
Bloomberg threw his support behind Biden, who won most of the 14 states voting on Tuesday. READ MORE