Tags: The Palin Page | Tea Party | 2012 President Race | Palin | Statement

Palin Statement on Decision Not to Run

Wednesday, 05 Oct 2011 11:04 PM

 

Sarah Palin's statement Wednesday on her decision not to seek the GOP presidential nomination:

___

After much prayer and serious consideration, I have decided that I will not be seeking the 2012 GOP nomination for president of the United States.

As always, my family comes first and obviously Todd and I put great consideration into family life before making this decision. When we serve, we devote ourselves to God, family and country. My decision maintains this order.

My decision is based upon a review of what common-sense conservatives and independents have accomplished, especially over the last year. I believe that at this time I can be more effective in a decisive role to help elect other true public servants to office — from the nation's governors to congressional seats and the presidency. We need to continue to actively and aggressively help those who will stop the "fundamental transformation" of our nation and instead seek the restoration of our greatness, our goodness and our constitutional republic based on the rule of law.

From the bottom of my heart I thank those who have supported me and defended my record throughout the years, and encouraged me to run for president. Know that by working together we can bring this country back — and as I've always said, one doesn't need a title to help do it. I will continue driving the discussion for freedom and free markets, including in the race for president where our candidates must embrace immediate action toward energy independence through domestic resource developments of conventional energy sources, along with renewables.

We must reduce tax burdens and onerous regulations that kill American industry, and our candidates must always push to minimize government to strengthen the economy and allow the private sector to create jobs. Those will be our priorities so Americans can be confident that a smaller, smarter government that is truly of the people, by the people, and for the people can better serve this most exceptional nation. In the coming weeks I will help coordinate strategies to assist in replacing the president, re-taking the Senate and maintaining the House.

Thank you again for all your support. Let's unite to restore this country! God bless America.

© Copyright 2015 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Around the Web
Join the Newsmax Community
Please review Community Guidelines before posting a comment.
>> Register to share your comments with the community.
>> Login if you are already a member.
blog comments powered by Disqus
 
Email:
Country
Zip Code:
Privacy: We never share your email.
 
Hot Topics
Follow Newsmax
Like us
on Facebook
Follow us
on Twitter
Add us
on Google Plus
Around the Web
Top Stories
You May Also Like

Wash Times: Senate GOP Requests Obama's Emails in IRS Inquiry

Friday, 30 Jan 2015 08:48 AM

A group of Senate Republicans have called on President Barack Obama to turn over all communications that he and his aide . . .

Obama to Democrats: Time to Fight for Middle Class, Party Message

Friday, 30 Jan 2015 07:42 AM

At the annual Democratic retreat in Philadelphia this year, President Barack Obama urged lawmakers to keep up the fight  . . .

Romney to Update Supporters on Potential 2016 Run

Friday, 30 Jan 2015 07:18 AM

Republican Mitt Romney is to give an update to his supporters on Friday on whether he should run for president a third t . . .

Most Commented

Newsmax, Moneynews, Newsmax Health, and Independent. American. are registered trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc. Newsmax TV, and Newsmax World are trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc.

 
NEWSMAX.COM
America's News Page
©  Newsmax Media, Inc.
All Rights Reserved