"Because of your help and your support, we were able to put up a terrific campaign, and I want you to know that Callista and I are both very grateful to everybody across the country," Newt Gingrich said in a YouTube video announcing the suspension of his presidential campaign. "I want you to know that we're going to continue out there on the road. Both Callista and I will be talking, campaigning, making speeches, doing everything we can to help defeat Barack Obama."
"A re-election of Barack Obama will be a genuine disaster. And all of us have an obligation I think to do everything we can to defeat Barack Obama," he said. "I hope you'll join us in this historic effort because this is still the most historic election in our lifetime."