Ted Cruz cancels public rallies in Washington as he suspends campaign

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SOUTH BEND, IN - APRIL 28: Republican presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) greets people during a campaign rally at the Century Center on April 28, 2016 in South Bend, Indiana. Cruz continues to campaign leading up to the state of Indiana's primary day on Tuesday. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

SEATTLE – Ted Cruz canceled planned rallies in Washington state this week, after announcing Tuesday night that he was dropping out of the GOP presidential race.

The Republican presidential hopeful was to make an appearance in Spokane on Wednesday, followed by public rallies Thursday morning in Bothell and Thursday evening in Vancouver, according to Cruz campaign state chairman Saul Gamoran.

Donald Trump has said he is coming to Washington on Saturday, but details haven’t been announced yet.