Indian American candidate Shiva Ayyadurai Nov. 11 at a news conference in Marlborough, Mass., announced he has parted ways with the Republican Party and will continue his pursuit of the U.S. Senate seat in Massachusetts as an Independent.

The self-proclaimed creator of the email, who announced his candidacy for the seat earlier this year as a Republican to give the country a “21st Century senator,” dumped the state’s GOP establishment for their betrayal of Republican voters and the people of Massachusetts.

“Today, we the people, declare our independence from the sewer of Massachusetts career politicians and their cronies that feed the swamp in Washington, D.C.,” Ayyadurai said at the news conference.

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