Jindal dropping out of presidential race: ‘This is not my time’

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Presidential candidate Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal talks to media in the spin room after the first CNBC Republican Presidential Debate at University of Colorado's Coors Events Center October 28, 2015 in Boulder, Colorado. Fourteen Republican presidential candidates are participating in the third set of Republican presidential debates. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) —  Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal says he is dropping out of 2016 race for president, ending a campaign that failed to gain much support among Republicans.

Jindal tells Fox News, “This is not my time.”

He says he’s not ready to endorse another candidate, but intends to support the eventual Republican presidential nominee.

The governor, who is term-limited and will be out of office in January, says he will work with a think tank he started a few years ago, called America Next.

Jindal focused his entire campaign effort on the early voting state of Iowa. But he never won much support there against higher-profile Republican contenders Donald Trump and Ben Carson. Jindal’s fundraising lagged, and his low poll numbers kept him off the main debate stages.