Corey Stewart releases statement on Cruz departure
© Culpeper TimesFollowing the announcement by Senator Ted Cruz to suspend his campaign for president of the United States on May 3, Corey Stewart, chairman for Donald Trump's Campaign in Virginia, released the following statement.
"Senator Cruz ran an exceptional presidential campaign and will continue to be a leader for the conservative cause in America," Stewart said.
The chairman is looking forward to the general election in November 2016. "Now is the time for Virginians to come together and stand behind Donald Trump as the Republican nominee for president. Virginia is an essential state this November and all of us need to band together to defeat Hillary Clinton and take back the White House," he added.
Donald Trump won the Republican primary in Indiana making him the presumptive nominee for the Republican Party.