Senator Fred Thompson released the following statement:
McLean, VA - Senator Fred Thompson today issued the following statement about his campaign for President:
“Today I have withdrawn my candidacy for President of the United States. I hope that my country and my party have benefited from our having made this effort. Jeri and I will always be grateful for the encouragement and friendship of so many wonderful people.”
The verdict is in. Thompson has been sentenced to an end of his presidential campaign. There is no answer yet as to whether or not he will resume playing District Attorney Arthur Branch on the original Law and Order.