Andrew Yang ended his Democratic presidential campaign on the same night as New Hampshire primary results began coming in.
Yang made the announcement to supporters Tuesday evening as New Hampshire voting reports showed him trailing badly in the Democratic presidential primary.
Yang is the latest Democrat to drop out of the race, following U.S. Sens. Cory Booker and Kamala Harris, former Housing Secretary Julián Castro, Marianne Williamson and former U.S. Rep. Beto O'Rourke.
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As Democrats continue their fierce competition for the minority vote, Booker’s withdrawal leaves the list of remaining candidates even more dominated by older, white people, with former Vice President Joe Biden; U.S. Sens. Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren; and South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg leading in many polls and fundraising.
Yang made a disappointing finish in the nationally ridiculed Iowa caucus last week.
Yang had reportedly dismissed a number of staffers last week.
Reaction was immediate on social media from the Democrats still in the race: