Former Alaska governor Sarah Palin has decided to endorse Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump. Her endorsement will become official this evening at a rally in Ames, Iowa.
“I am proud to endorse Donald J. Trump for President of the United States of America,” the former Alaska governor said in a statement released Tuesday evening by the real estate magnate’s campaign.
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Currently deadlocked with Ted Cruz in Iowa, this endorsement can really strengthen Trump’s campaign.
“I am greatly honored to receive Sarah’s endorsement. She is a friend, and a high-quality person whom I have great respect for. I am proud to have her support,” Trump said in a statement.