Politics

Carly Fiorina, Who Waged War On Planned Parenthood, Ends Presidential Campaign

CREDIT: AP Photo/Matt Rourke

Republican presidential candidate, Carly Fiorina speaks Saturday, Jan. 23, 2016, at the New Hampshire Republican Party summit in Nashua, N.H.

Following dismal performances in both the Iowa caucus and the New Hampshire primary, former Hewlett Packard CEO Carly Fiorina ended her presidential campaign on Wednesday.

Though her popularity among Republican voters eventually fizzled, Fiorina took the spotlight early in the race by hurling aggressive attacks toward Planned Parenthood, which she repeatedly accused of selling fetal body parts for profit. During her most talked-about debate performance, Fiorina said sting videos at the organization showed an aborted fetus kept alive to “harvest its brain.” Fact-checking websites, however, countered that this was untrue, and the people who produced the sting videos were eventually indicted.

Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton — who has been endorsed by Planned Parenthood — is now the only woman left in the presidential race.

Fiorina’s full statement on ending her campaign is here:

This campaign was always about citizenship—taking back our country from a political class that only serves the big, the…

Posted by Carly Fiorina on Wednesday, February 10, 2016