Mitch McConnell endorses Donald Trump for president

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WASHINGTON — Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell connected Wednesday endorsed Donald Trump's bid to return to nan White House, pursuing a ascendant Super Tuesday capacity by nan erstwhile president.

“It is abundantly clear that erstwhile President Trump has earned nan requisite support of Republican voters to beryllium our nominee for President of nan United States. It should travel arsenic nary astonishment that, arsenic nominee, he will person my support," McConnell, of Kentucky, said.

The Senate number leader was nan highest-profile Republican who had yet to endorse Trump. When asked many times whether he would backmost nan erstwhile president successful caller months, McConnell demurred, telling reporters he would backmost nan party's eventual nominee.

McConnell issued his endorsement soon aft erstwhile United Nations Ambassador Nikki Haley ended her campaign for nan presidency.

In his connection Wednesday, McConnell highlighted nan "great things" he and Trump had accomplished during his presidency, including remaking nan national judiciary and installing 3 blimpish justices connected nan Supreme Court.

"I look guardant to nan opportunity of switching from playing defense against nan unspeakable policies nan Biden management has pursued to a sustained discourtesy geared towards making a existent quality successful improving nan lives of nan American people," he said.

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