Donald Trump, Vivek Ramaswamy share stage after Indian American drops out of 2024 White House race

A day after his thumping win in the Iowa caucuses, former President Donald Trump held a rally in Atkinson, New Hampshire on Tuesday with fellow GOP leader Vivek Ramaswamy and thanked the Indian American biotech executive for endorsing him. While Trump solidified his position as Republican presidential candidate in his bid to return to the White House, Ramaswamy pulled out of the race on Monday night after finishing a distant fourth in Iowa.

Toxic pathology between Nikki Haley and Vivek Ramaswamy on display again

Nikki Haley stumbles and Vivek Ramaswamy exits

By Mayank Chhaya With Iowa pity-buying what Nikki Haley is selling but altogether rejecting what Vivek Ramaswamy was selling, the prospects of an Indian American contender for U.S. president face extinction. While Ramaswamy inevitably dropped out of the race and expeditiously endorsed former President and Iowa’s blockbuster winner Donald Trump, Haley has tried to remain […]

Indian Americans react to Vivek Ramaswamy dropping out and Nikki Haley’s third place result

It was not an easy evening in Iowa if you were an Indian American that supports the Republicans. Biotech multimillionaire Vivek Ramaswamy, 38, who was touted as a frontrunner in 2023 to challenge former President Donald Trump for the GOP nomination, dropped out of the race after a lukewarm No 4 showing at the Iowa Republican caucuses on Monday. Former South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley, whose poll numbers showed a sharp rise in the last month would have been only disappointed with a third place result.

Breaking: Indian American Vivek Ramaswamy drops out of presidential race, endorses Donald Trump

Indian American presidential aspirant Vivek Ramaswamy has announced that he is dropping out of the race after finishing fourth behind Donald Trump, Ron DeSantis and Nikki Haley in the Republican caucuses in Iowa on Monday. The 38-year-old biotech millionaire said on Monday night that he will be endorsing Trump for the presidency, raising expectations that he will likely be one of the people in contention for the Trump ticket in November.

Top Trump advisor rules out Indian American Vivek Ramaswamy’s chances as VP pick

A top adviser of former US President Donald Trump has said that voters are likely to rule out Indian American longshot presidential candidate Vivek Ramaswamy as the Republican frontrunner’s Vice Presidential pick. The remarks by Jason Miller comes a day after Trump slammed the “very sly” biotech entrepreneur in a blistering social media post on January 13, saying: “a vote for Vivek is a vote for the other side”.

‘Indian American vote for Republican caucus in Iowa will go to Vivek Ramaswamy’ says Indo-American PAC-IA chief

Prakash Kopparapu, chairman of the Indo-American PAC-IA, says no Indian-origin candidate can win without connecting with the community. In an interview with indica Kopparapu asserted, “You cannot win without our support.” There are over 22,000 Indian American votes in Iowa, and Kopparapu feels they will all go to Vivek Ramaswamy in the Republican primary.

Is Indian American presidential contender Vivek Ramaswamy out of steam?

Indian American entrepreneur and 2024 presidential aspirant Vivek Ramaswamy’s campaign may be drawing to a close after bringing national and international attention to this — as he has said about himself — “a skinny guy with a funny last name”. Ramaswamy failed to qualify for the Republican primary debate on Wednesday, just five days ahead of the Iowa caucuses that will kick off the Republican presidential primaries.

Indian American candidate Vivek Ramaswamy reiterates vow to withdraw from Maine, Colorado ballots

Coming out firmly in support of his Republican presidential rival candidate Donald Trump, Indian American Vivek Ramaswamy has reiterated that he will withdraw from the ballot in states that remove the former President from running in the primaries. Ramaswamy’s vow came after Colorado and Maine barred Trump recently from running in the states’ presidential primary for his role in the January 6, 2021, US Capitol riot.

After Colorado Supreme Court ruling, Indian American Vivek Ramaswamy comes out in Trump’s support

Indian American presidential hopeful Vivek Ramaswamy has pledged to withdraw his name from the Colorado primary ballot unless former President Donald Trump is reinstated. Ramaswamy’s move comes after Colorado Supreme Court on Tuesday barred Trump from running in the state’s presidential primary, ruling he had engaged in “insurrection” on January 6, 2021.

New Hampshire man arrested and charged for threatening Indian American presidential aspirant Vivek Ramaswamy

A Dover, New Hampshire man has been arrested and charged in connection with sending text messages that threatened Indian American presidential Republican Party candidate Vivek Ramaswamy and attendees at a campaign event scheduled to take place in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, U.S. Attorney Jane E. Young announced on Monday. Tyler Anderson, 30, was charged with transmitting in interstate commerce a threat to injure the person of another. Anderson made an initial appearance in federal court in Concord on December 11, 2023, at 2:30 p.m.

Indian American presidential aspirant Vivek Ramaswamy’s top aide Brian Swensen quits, joins Trump campaign

A top political advisor left Indian American Republican presidential aspirant Vivek Ramaswamy’s campaign to join party rival and former President Donald Trump, according to media reports. Brian Swensen formally resigned from his role as national political director for the Ramaswamy campaign over the weekend, CNN reported, citing Trump campaign sources as saying.

‘My Hindu faith gives me my freedom’: 2024 Indian American contender Vivek Ramaswamy

Indian American entrepreneur and 2024 Republican presidential aspirant Vivek Ramaswamy has said that it is his Hindu faith that led him to the presidential campaign, and that as President, he wants to make faith, family, hard work, patriotism “cool” in the US again. Speaking at the ‘The Family Leader’ forum, organized by The Daily Signal platform on Saturday, the 38-year-old spoke about Hinduism, Christianity and his traditional family values.

A gloves-off Nikki Hailey calls Vivek Ramaswamy “just scum” and grabs centerstage  

Not that they were ever on, but Republican presidential hopeful Nikki Haley has completely taken off her gloves against her fellow Indian American presidential aspirant Vivek Ramaswamy, calling him “just scum.” 

During Wednesday’s Republican presidential debate, a third in the series, Haley and Ramaswamy had a head-on collision over the use of all things, TikTok. At one point in the debate, in the context of banning the popular mobile app TikTok because of its Chinese connection, Ramaswamy pointed out that Haley’s daughter was using it.  

Indian American vs Indian American: Vivek Ramaswamy says he is ready to debate with Ro Khanna

It promises to be an exciting battle between two Indian Americans. Presidential aspirant Vivek Ramaswamy is set to debate with Democratic congressman and fellow Indian American Ro Khanna on race, identity, and the American dream. Khanna took up Ramaswamy’s offer of debate with “a smart Democrat who’s willing”, and wrote to him on X: “The University of Chicago Institute of Politics wants to have a civil discourse with the two of us on race, identity, and the American dream”.

Indian American 2024 aspirant Vivek Ramaswamy calls for ending birthright citizenship in Republican debate

At the second Republican presidential debate, Indian American aspirant Vivek Ramaswamy said that he favours stripping birthright citizenship for the children of illegal immigrants. Seven Republican candidates clashed at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in California on Wednesday night where Ramaswamy was asked “what legal premise” he would use to expel undocumented immigrants and their US-born children from the country.

Indian American aspirant Vivek Ramaswamy wants to expand ties with India, to achieve “economic independence” from China

Indian American entrepreneur and Republican presidential candidate, Vivek Ramaswamy said on Thursday that he would be looking forward to expanding relations with countries like India, as he rolled out his trade policy aimed at achieving “economic independence” from China. Ramaswamy (38) cited India, Israel, Brazil and Chile as countries he wants to build trade relations with in order to cut financial ties with China, as per a report by New York Post.

Indian American presidential hopeful Vivek Ramaswamy to unveil “Independence from China” plan

Indian American entrepreneur and Republican Presidential hopeful Vivek Ramaswamy will unveil his plan on Thursday on how the US will “declare independence from China.” The details regarding the event mentioned on Ramaswamy’s official website read, “Political outsider and presidential candidate Vivek Ramaswamy will offer unprecedented detail on how the United States will declare independence from Communist China in a speech on Thursday, September 21.”