2024 Contender Steps Down, Endorses Rival

He's OUT - Calling It Quits!


It’s congested in the GOP primary field. There were more than a dozen contenders as the primary campaign got underway. Francis Suarez, the mayor of Miami, gave up in August. Another contender has also pulled out of the race.

Will Hurd, a former congressman, declared his withdrawal from the primary election on October 9. The former CIA operative claimed that when he decided to run, he was aware that he would have a challenging time winning. He said that as he traveled the nation, he discovered lots of fellow citizens who shared his views on unity and common sense and supported his campaign.

Hurd continued by praising the successes of his campaign, but said that it was obvious to him that it was time to put it on hold. The Republican stated that while he is grateful for all the time and effort his supporters have put into his campaign for the nomination, he also felt it was crucial to acknowledge the realities of the GOP’s current political environment. 

According to the former congressman, the party’s primary field must unite around a single candidate who is capable of defeating both Donald Trump and President Joe Biden.

Hurd later endorsed Nikki Haley, a former governor of South Carolina, for president. He asserted that he thinks she understands the intricacies of our foreign policy quite well.

Haley has recently been in the news. In the second GOP debate, she performed admirably. The former governor raised $11 million, with $9.1 million still remaining, and made gains in the polls. She currently has more cash on hand than Ron DeSantis, the governor of Florida, who only has $5 million.

Haley has just increased the size of her operation in Iowa. Additionally, she is going to Texas in an effort to recruit more donations. She is making progress, but there is still a long way to go before she can defeat Trump and DeSantis.