Mike Bloomberg Suspends His Presidential Campaign, Endorses Joe Biden

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    Updated at 10:30 a.m. ET Michael Bloomberg, the billionaire former mayor of New York City who had spent hundreds of millions on ads during a 100-day presidential campaign, announced on Wednesday he’s suspending his bid and is endorsing former Vice President Joe Biden. “Three months ago, I entered the race for President to defeat Donald Trump,” Bloomberg said in a statement. “Today, I am leaving the race for the same reason: to defeat Donald Trump – because it is clear to me that staying in would make achieving that goal more difficult.” The decision follows a disappointing Super Tuesday for Bloomberg. He won just one contest: the territory American Samoa. “After yesterday’s results,” he said in the statement, “the delegate math has become virtually impossible – and a viable path to the nomination no longer exists.” Bloomberg threw his support behind Biden, who won most of the 14 states voting on Tuesday. “I’ve always believed that defeating Donald Trump starts with uniting behind the

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