Billionaire investor Tom Steyer dropped out of the Democratic presidential race within the wake of a crushing loss in South Carolina’s primary Saturday — with, he stated, “zero regrets.”
“There is not any query in the present day that this marketing campaign, we have been disillusioned with the place we got here out,” Steyer instructed supporters in Columbia, South Carolina.
Steyer had racked up simply over 11 p.c of the vote with 66 p.c of precincts reporting — lacking the 15 p.c cutoff to assert any statewide delegates — regardless of the $23.6 million he poured into promoting within the Palmetto State.
His gained no delegates within the marketing campaign’s three earlier contests, in Iowa, New Hampshire and Nevada, both.
But he stated he would throw his assist to whichever Democrat wins the nomination — as a result of “each Democrat is healthier than Trump.”
And he promised to proceed pushing for his favourite points — together with authorities applications to handle local weather change — when he’s not a candidate.
“When the Lord closes a door, he opens a window,” Steyer stated. “I’ll discover that window and crawl by means of it with you.”