Rand Paul pledges to 'un-suspend' campaign if NH paper endorses him
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Former Republican presidential candidate Rand PaulRand PaulSenate gears up for fight on Trump's 0B Saudi Arabia arms sale Paul: 0B Saudi arms deal ‘a travesty’ Senate feels pressure for summer healthcare vote MORE tweeted on Tuesday that he would "un-suspend" his campaign if the New Hampshire Union Leader endorses him and declares a "do over."

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The paper, which endorsed New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie in the New Hampshire primary, retracted its endorsement of the former candidate on Monday night after Christie endorsed front-runner Donald TrumpDonald TrumpJared Kushner under FBI scrutiny in Russia probe: reports Syrian airfield hit by US is back in use: report How politicians can 'beat the press' by apologizing at the right time MORE last week.

The paper wrote in an editorial that it has made a bad decision with its endorsement of Christie. It slammed Christie's decision to endorse Trump, saying the governor said he never would back the real estate mogul.

"Watching Christie kiss the Donald’s ring this weekend — and make excuses for the man Christie himself had said was unfit for the presidency — demonstrated how wrong we were," the editorial said.

Paul dropped out of the presidential race after a disappointing finish in the Iowa caucuses. Christie suspended his campaign following the New Hampshire primary.