Andrew Yang Drops Out of Presidential Race After Poor Showing in New Hampshire Primary
By CBS News // February 12, 2020
Yang: we are not going to win this race
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(CBS NEWS) – Andrew Yang dropped out of the presidential race Tuesday, shortly after the polls closed in the New Hampshire primary.
“You know, I am the math guy and it is clear tonight from the numbers that we are not going to win this race,” Yang told supporters in Manchester, New Hampshire.
“I am not someone who wants to wants to accept donations and support in a race that we will not win.”
Yang’s two-year run catapulted the philanthropist from obscurity into the national spotlight.
Yang entered the race toward the end of 2017 as an unknown with virtually no donor list. He had neither held nor run for office, and his policy agenda primarily focused on creating a “universal basic income” of $1,000 for every American over the age of 18.
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