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Ramaswamy quits race after disappointing Iowa caucuses

Vivek Ramaswamy Associated Press/Photo by Abbie Parr

Ramaswamy quits race after disappointing Iowa caucuses

Entrepreneur Vivek Ramaswamy on Monday night withdrew from the 2024 presidential race after receiving less than 8 percent of votes in the Iowa caucuses. Ramaswamy’s firebrand personality and anti-establishment rhetoric brought friction to the Republican debates he participated in before the caucuses.

What is Ramaswamy doing now? In his withdrawal speech, he endorsed former President Donald Trump for the White House, saying the country needs an “America First candidate.”

Dig deeper: Read Lillian Hamman’s report in Vitals about Republican candidates’ positions on abortion.

Josh Schumacher

Josh is a breaking news reporter for WORLD. He’s a graduate of World Journalism Institute and Patrick Henry College.

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