Jeb Bush Bows Out Of Presidential Race

An emotional Jeb Bush bowed out of the presidential race after a poor showing in South Carolina, admitting that he failed to ignite the passions of Republican voters after struggling for months to make inroads against front-runner Donald Trump.

His decision to drop out is likely an attempt to stop the seemingly unstoppable Trump, said GOP strategist Ford O’Connell.

“He recognizes that if there’s not a consolidation behind the mainstream candidacy, Trump is going to skate to the nomination with a plurality of votes,” O’Connell said. “He basically put party and country ahead of personal ambitions.”

Read more from Lindsay Kalter at the Boston Herald

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