Skip to comments.Trump lands his first congressional endorsements
Posted on 02/24/2016 11:11:46 AM PST by GilGil
Donald Trump finally has official supporters in Congress.
Rep. Duncan Hunter (R-Calif.) told POLITICO on Wednesday that he will support Trump for the Republican nomination, making him one of the first members of Congress to express public support for the Manhattan businessman who is the prohibitive front-runner after his victory in Tuesday's Nevada caucuses.
Also on Wednesday, Rep. Chris Collins (R-N.Y.) told The Buffalo News that he is backing Trump, saying he has the "guts and fortitude" to get jobs back from China and to take on foreign threats such as the Islamic State and North Korea.
In an interview on Wednesday, Hunter told POLITICO that Trump has the strength needed for the job. "We don't need a policy wonk as president. We need a leader as president," Hunter said, adding that he has told his colleagues much of the same thing. "I'm in, and I've been in," he said in a telephone interview.
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Tired of winning yet?
Duncan Hunter is a stand up man....who will be thrown under the bus in 1..2..3..
Duncan Hunter. Dang. Impressive.
Outstanding family of patriots.
I was pulling for Duncan Hunter Sr. in 2008, great to see his son has his good judgement.
Oops, I didn’t know it was a father & son dynasty.
House Reps, pretty modest for a dynasty, but point taken.
Old man proved himself, I’ll let the kid do so on his own merits.
Folks, if you're reading this, you know what needs to happen.
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Trump, just Trump alone got more votes in Nevada than the entire Nevada Caucus in 2012. Turnout is the golden egg in Presidential Elections and Donald is the Golden Goose....or should I say Duck.
Ah, they are starting to come out of the woodwork. It is amazing how a winner eventually draws out the faint hearted. They are the smart ones since they have decided it is better to be with him than against him. Some ego fueled ‘hot shots’ will not be able to resist taking him on and promptly end their political careers.
“Ah, they are starting to come out of the woodwork”
Yes they are. Now that Duncan has led the way I bet we will get more people coming on board the Trump train.
The smart ones will join the parade or get ran over or left behind.
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