By PoliZette Staff | December 3, 2019
“She will release a video momentarily announcing her plans,” the outlet also said in a brief news item.
The Fox News Channel also confirmed this Harris information at 1:12 p.m. on Tuesday.
She had dropped to 3.4 percent in the Real Clear Politics average — which is way below others such as Mayor Pete Buttigieg of South Bend, Indiana, Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) and others.
“I think [former Vice President Joe] Biden hurt her tremendously in regard to the black vote … In the last few months, we didn’t see her moving in the right direction,” said Scott Bolden, a political and legal analyst, on Fox News early on Tuesday afternoon.
“This was predictable,” said Dan Henninger, Wall Street Journal editorial page deputy editor, said on Fox News as well.
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Henninger also said, “She was appealing [early on] to the Left” — then others took that over.
“But [former Vice President] Joe Biden was holding onto the center, and there was really nothing else in between” left, he also said.
The Los Angeles Times put it this way on Tuesday: “Ultimately, her run foundered with a muddled purpose, campaign in-fighting and an inability to sustain support from vital Democratic voting blocs, particularly African-Americans.”
“In an email to supporters, Harris blamed her campaign’s end on a lack of money,” the outlet also noted.
“I’m not a billionaire,” Harris wrote — clearly in a swipe at either President Donald Trump, new 2020 primary candidate Michael Bloomberg — or both .
“I can’t fund my own campaign,” she also wrote. “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. So, to you, my supporters, it is with deep regret — but also with deep gratitude — that I am suspending my campaign today.”
This article has been updated with the latest information.
This piece originally appeared in LifeZette and is used by permission.
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