“Following recent developments in the leadership race, I was urged by many Conservatives to reconsider my initial decision,” Bergen said in a statement to the National Post on Wednesday evening.
“After taking time to assess what I could bring to the leadership race, I recognize that I have many strengths to bring to the table, but overall, I can best serve my caucus and my party by continuing in my role as Conservative House Leader. I look forward to an exciting leadership race and to working with the next leader of the Conservative Party in forming the next government.”
Conservative leadership race loses another high-profile potential candidate as Candice Bergen says she’s out
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