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Lindsey Graham suspends 2016 presidential bid

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WASHINGTON DC – After consistently polling at the bottom of the GOP candidates, South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham is suspending his presidential run, he told supporters on a conference call Monday, and posted this YouTube: 

His announcement came on the same day as the deadline hit for him to remove his name from the South Carolina primary ballot, a date that had been closely watched amid speculation that the low-polling Graham would want to avoid a potentially poor performance in his own state’s contest.

“I was hoping not to have to make this call, but I think the time has come for me to suspend my campaign,” he said as he opened the call.

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