Donald Trump is not running for president, ABC News reports.
“After considerable deliberation and reflection, I have decided not to pursue the office of the presidency,” Trump said in a statement. “This decision does not come easily or without regret; especially when my potential candidacy continues to be validated by ranking at the top of the Republican contenders in polls across the country. … Ultimately, however, business is my greatest passion and I am not ready to leave the private sector.”
Trump’s full statement is below: