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Trump lands his first congressional endorsements
Politico ^ | 02/24/2106 | Nick Gass

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.

(Excerpt) Read more at politico.com ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: California; US: New York
KEYWORDS: 2016election; california; chriscollins; duncanhunter; election2016; newyork; politico; primaryendorsement; trump
Trump sure knows how to move the chess pieces across the board to get exactly what he wants. This is what it feels like to win over and over again. Feels great.
1 posted on 02/24/2016 11:11:46 AM PST by GilGil
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To: GilGil

Tired of winning yet?


2 posted on 02/24/2016 11:12:54 AM PST by stocksthatgoup (Trump for me. I want to see Hillary, Bernie or any demoncrap crushed)
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To: GilGil

Duncan Hunter is a stand up man....who will be thrown under the bus in 1..2..3..


3 posted on 02/24/2016 11:13:26 AM PST by Las Vegas Ron ("Medicine is the keystone in the arch of Socialism" Vladimir Lenin)
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To: GilGil
Looks like Duncan is going to get a nice appointment in the Trump Admin. BUmp for TRump
4 posted on 02/24/2016 11:15:36 AM PST by IllumiNaughtyByNature (Trump/Cruz 2016 or the other way around.)
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To: GilGil

Duncan Hunter. Dang. Impressive.


5 posted on 02/24/2016 11:15:47 AM PST by Suz in AZ
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To: Las Vegas Ron
Watch out! TDS sufferers arriving on this thread soon!


6 posted on 02/24/2016 11:19:23 AM PST by COBOL2Java (Rubio: All the slipperiness of Bill Clinton, with none of the smarts.)
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lol


7 posted on 02/24/2016 11:22:39 AM PST by BlackFemaleArmyCaptain ("God only is my Rock and my Salvation; He is my Defence." (Psa 62:2))
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To: GilGil

Outstanding family of patriots.

I was pulling for Duncan Hunter Sr. in 2008, great to see his son has his good judgement.


8 posted on 02/24/2016 11:24:28 AM PST by CharleysPride (In a year you will be thanking God that Donald Trump is your president.)
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Oops, I didn’t know it was a father & son dynasty.


9 posted on 02/24/2016 11:28:37 AM PST by ChuteTheMall (Tagline: (optional, printed after your name on post):)
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To: ChuteTheMall

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.


10 posted on 02/24/2016 11:38:04 AM PST by CharleysPride (In a year you will be thanking God that Donald Trump is your president.)
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To: GilGil

Folks, if you're reading this, you know what needs to happen.
If you can, please support the forum at this time. Thank you.

11 posted on 02/24/2016 11:41:54 AM PST by DoughtyOne (Facing Trump nomination inevitability, folks are now openly trying to help Hillary destroy him.)
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To: GilGil

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.


12 posted on 02/24/2016 11:42:46 AM PST by TomasUSMC (FIGHT LIKE WW2, WIN LIKE WW2. FIGHT LIKE NAM, FINISH LIKE NAM.)
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To: GilGil

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.


13 posted on 02/24/2016 12:00:30 PM PST by iontheball
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“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.


14 posted on 02/24/2016 12:07:59 PM PST by Parley Baer
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To: GilGil

The smart ones will join the parade or get ran over or left behind.


15 posted on 02/24/2016 12:54:55 PM PST by Grampa Dave (Trump the lying RNC/GOPe Open Borders elite thugs! Say no to their candidates! Go TRUMP!!)
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