Rep. Eric Swalwell drops out of 2020 presidential race

The California congressman announced he is ending his presidential bid on Monday.
2:47 | 07/08/19

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You're an American author. Loose for more wrote in the lonely mountain. There'll be a time. When you believe everything is over. That will be the beginning. A ends. Our presidential campaign. But it is the beginning. Of an opportunity. In congress what they knew perspective. Shaped by the lives that it touched mine in our campaign throughout these last three months. To bring that promise of America. To all Americans. To believe that it will be the next generation. Whose leadership will solve climate chaos bring cures and our life time for health care. Address the student loan debt crisis. And make sure that we say enough is enough we don't have to live this way anymore and that we love our children more than we love our guys. I'm fired up. To do that work according to doing in the congress to go back to Washington. On a House Judiciary Committee the House Intelligence Committee. And as the chair. Of the steering and policy committee to work on these issues but to carry the stories of summary people I've met across America. How Smart bank. My wife written in. Our kids. Nelson in cricket. There are a lot of fun on the road. My wife with a held a surrogate for us. Choose a mom or full time job. Put everything into her husband's campaign. I also want to thank my parents air convict you my Brothers Josh Jacob and chase. As well as my staff led by our campaign manager Lisa Tucker. As well as our supporters. Who made a small contributions who knocked on the doors made a text messages. Believe in us every step along the way bank. I want to thank the media because I see the media everywhere we go across the country carrying. Your materials in your cameras and lugging a three airports and trying to catch me in. Asks the tough questions that we expect in a democracy you're not the enemy of the American people. You uphold. The promise of our constitution. A free speech and free press. I want to thank most of poorly my constituents. The only reason that. A son of a cop who's the first in his family go to college would believe that he can run for president and elevate the issue of gun violence. Is because I'm around people. Who have this spirit of risk taking. And learning from their failures and turning them end to successes.

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