It was about time…
It was hinted that Eric Swalwell was to drop out of the presidential race and he just confirmed he has dropped out of the race in a tweet.
Rumors began to swirl over the weekend that Swalwell would drop out of the running to challenge President Donald Trump in 2020 after a Capitol Hill source told The Los Angeles Times.
NEWS: Eric Swalwell plans to drop out of the presidential race and seek reelection to the House, according to a Capitol Hill source familiar with his intentions. An announcement is expected later today in Swalwell’s district in the East Bay area outside San Francisco.
— Mark Z. Barabak (@markzbarabak) July 8, 2019
Swalwell then confirmed the news on twitter.
I want thank my supporters & friends, my staff, & my family for making this journey possible. I’ll never forget the people I met & lessons I learned while traveling around our great nation. Though our campaign is ending our mission to end gun violence is just beginning… pic.twitter.com/voEJRpYd2R
— Eric Swalwell (@ericswalwell) July 8, 2019