Republican presidential candidate and Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal suspended his bid for the presidency Tuesday night.
“It’s been a great honor for me to run for President of the United States. To put it in perspective, my parents came to this country 45 years ago. They came here for freedom and opportunity,” Jindal said on Fox News. “I don’t think in a million years they would have ever imagined that I would be governor or one day I would be running for President of the United States. The reality is, though, they told me as a young child, Americans can do anything. I believed them then, I believe them now. This is not my time.”
“I’ve come to the realization this is not my time,” Jindal continued. “So I’ve come here to announce that I’m suspending my campaign for President of the United States.”
Jindal said he wasn’t sure whether he would endorse a presidential candidate.
“I will be supporting our nominee,” he added.
This post has been updated.