WASHINGTON (AP) -- Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham has ended his 2016 presidential campaign. The South Carolina senator posted a video Monday, saying he was suspending his campaign. He said he had run "a campaign we can be proud of" that was focused on the nation's security.
Thank you to everyone who honored me with their support. God bless our fighting men and women & God bless America. https://t.co/9qCM2qIu8p— Lindsey Graham (@LindseyGrahamSC) December 21, 2015
With Graham's departure, 13 candidates remain among the Republican presidential contenders.
Nobody is more clear-eyed about ISIS than my friend @GrahamBlog. As he leaves the race I hope our party & country listen to his counsel— Jeb Bush (@JebBush) December 21, 2015