Pennsylvania Republican Sean Parnell said Monday he was suspending his Senate campaign after a judge rejected his bid for legal custody of his children and his wife following allegations of domestic abuse.
“I completely disagree with today’s decision and I am devastated by this decision,” Parnell said in a statement. “I plan to ask the court to reconsider this decision. In the order, two key factors that were heavily involved in the judge’s decision revolved around me. A leading US Senate Candidate. ,
“Nothing is more important to me than my children, and while I plan to ask the court to reconsider, I can’t continue the Senate campaign,” he said. “My focus is 100% on my kids right now, and I want them to know that I have no other priority and that I will never stop fighting for them.”
Parnell had the support of the former president Donald Trump,
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