Senator Gillibrand announces she is ending Presidential campaign

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(WIVB)– After eight months, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand has announced she is ending her Presidential campaign.

Gillibrand took to Twitter this afternoon saying, “I am so proud of this team and all we’ve accomplished. But I think it’s important to know how you can best serve.”

Her tweet concluded by thanking her supporters and saying, “Now, let’s go beat Donald Trump and win back the Senate.”

Gillibrand was re-elected to the Senate this past November.

Watch her full announcement below:

Governor Cuomo released a statement regarding the announcement by Gillibrand:

“Senator Gillibrand is a great talent, a rising star in the Democratic Party and a good friend. The people of New York are fortunate to have her back full time.”

Gov. Andrew Cuomo

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