BREAKING: Trey Gowdy Makes Major Announcement About Donald Trump
When Rep. Trey Gowdy surprisingly endorsed Sen. Marco Rubio for the GOP presidential nomination, many in the mainstream media were stunned with glee.
However, if they were hoping “The Bulldog” had bought into the Republican establishment “Anyone But Trump” mentality, they were sadly mistaken. In an interview on “The Mike Gallagher Show” Monday, Gowdy pledged to support the nominee — even if it’s Donald Trump.
“I’m going to vote for the Republican nominee, period,” Gowdy said. “I’m going to vote for the Republican nominee because anyone on our side is better than anyone on their side.
“I am so tired of having (Democrats) control the executive branch that I am going to vote for whoever is the Republican nominee.”
Gowdy also encouraged Republicans who had endorsed other candidates to unite behind the eventual nominee to undo the damage of the Obama years.
“I hope that people with other candidates not named Marco Rubio will say, ‘You know what? Let’s at least be unified in our desire to pick the next Supreme Court justice, to pick U.S. attorneys in all 50 states, to set our foreign policy,’” Gowdy said.
“We have a great field. You may decide you like another one better than Marco. I’d never tell you or any of your listeners who they should vote for.”
Gowdy also said he had talked with Rubio about the Florida senator’s role in the so-called Gang of Eight, the bipartisan group that shepherded a widely despised immigration bill through the Senate. The bill, which was never considered by the House of Representatives, was considered by conservatives as tantamount to amnesty for illegal aliens.
“I am much more interested in where Sen. Rubio is right now,” Gowdy said. “I’m interested in why he’s changed. I have had a lot of conversations with Marco about the Gang of Eight and where he is now, and I would tell you he’s as tough on immigration as any other candidate running.
“If you accept the idea that there is no perfect candidate, I’ll settle for the candidate who is honest,” Gowdy concluded. “Marco is honest.”
H/T The Hill
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