Former President Donald Trump is endorsing Kentucky U.S. Rep. Thomas Massie as he faces multiple GOP challengers in the May 17 primary.
“Congressman Thomas Massie is a Conservative Warrior for Kentucky’s 4th Congressional District! An MIT graduate and a first-rate Defender of the Constitution, Thomas fights hard to Protect your Liberties, especially the First and Second Amendments, which are under siege by the Radical Left,” Trump said. “Strong on the Border and our Military and Vets, Thomas Massie has my Complete and Total Endorsement!”
The endorsement of the Libertarian-leaning Republican is a shift from Trump. Two years ago Trump called for Massie to be kicked out of the Republican Party. The endorsement of the Libertarian-leaning Republican is a shift from Trump.
Massie faces a challenge from Claire Wirth who has attempted to appeal to Trump voters in the district. George Washington has also filed for the GOP primary.
Trump endorsed all of the incumbent Republican Congressmen in Kentucky.