Former New Jersey Governor Chris Christie has officially suspended his 2024 campaign for president, as announced during a town hall event in New Hampshire. The announcement came after Christie hinted at a "significant announcement" prior to stepping onto the stage.
Christie's decision to withdraw from the race follows his lagging performance in the polls. In the Iowa Republican caucus due to take place next Monday, Christie only garnered 3% of the vote. Former President Donald Trump currently leads the poll with 52% support in Iowa, according to recent figures.
This marks Christie's second unsuccessful attempt at securing the presidency. Further updates on this breaking story are expected to follow.