BREAKING: Another GOP Candidate Reportedly Preparing to Exit Race

BREAKING: Another GOP Candidate Reportedly Preparing to Exit Race

The rise of Dr. Ben Carson in this run for GOP pick of presidential candidate has been pretty impressive. He was able to maintain a lead over Donald Trump through late June- before Trump’s momentum began to pick up more. However, it seems he maybe the next candidate to bow out of the race…

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As The Hill reports:Ben Carson‘s campaign is fast running out of money, despite raising more overall funds than any other Republican currently running for president.

Carson finished January with just over $4 million cash on hand. But if his campaign continues spending at its current rate and doesn’t substantially increase its fundraising, it will be running on little more than fumes by the end of this month.

During the month of January, Carson’s campaign spent $6.2 million and raised $3.8 million.

By contrast, when Carson surging last year, the retired neurosurgeon raised $3.5 million in just the first week of September. He has raised $57 million to date — more hard dollars than any of his GOP rivals.

But while Carson briefly led the polls late last year, he has slipped dramatically after a series of foreign policy missteps and staffing overhauls.

Many have speculated that Carson is staying in the race to take the evangelical vote away from Cruz, in hopes of scoring an appointment to the position of Surgeon General under a Trump administration. Regardless of his motives for remaining in the race, he may be forced out now.

Carson was a welcome voice when this all started, but when you can’t win a single state, I think it’s time to give it up. Although as a Surgeon General…I think he would be fantastic.

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