CNN to Chafee: Seriously, when are you going to drop out?


Former Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee has no money and no support, but he still thinks he has a shot at securing the Democratic Party's nomination for president, even in the face of blunt questions from the press about when he'll leave the campaign.

"I came into the race knowing the reality that Secretary [Hillary] Clinton was going to take all the money essentially," Chafee said Wednesday in an awkward interview with CNN's Wolf Blitzer. "And if there was an insurgent candidate, there might be an opportunity to raise some money. Senator [Bernie Sanders, I-Vt.] is that insurgent candidate raising the money. But for the rest of us, it's very difficult. I'm not raising much money. But I do have a budget and I'm living within it."

He admitted that his campaign has raised only $30,000.

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Blitzer noted the obvious: "[Y]ou know you can't really run a successful campaign in Iowa or New Hampshire or South Carolina, Nevada, the first four states, with a limited amount of money like that. You have no chance with a limited amount of money like that."

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