Mitt Romney won’t be running for president in 2016.

Speaking to supporters today, the former governor and 2012 Republican nominee said, “After putting considerable thought into making another run for president, I’ve decided it is best to give other leaders in the party the opportunity to become our next nominee.”

>>> Romney Gives Way to ‘Other Leaders,’ Takes Himself Out of 2016 Race

Romney’s remarks were first reported by conservative radio host Hugh Hewitt.

The news instantly sparked reaction on Twitter.