Former Trump adviser Michael Flynn has formally endorsed controversial Republican candidate Laura Loomer in her congressional race against incumbent Rep. Lois Frankel, Florida Democrat.
Ms. Loomer, a conservative activist who bills herself as being “the most banned woman on the internet,” officially gained Flynn’s backing Monday with under a month left in her long shot campaign.
While the president congratulated Ms. Loomer following her winning the GOP nomination, Flynn is the first prominent former or current member of the administration to publicly endorse her outright.
Flynn, who briefly served as the president’s first national security adviser before resigning while under federal investigation, touted Ms. Loomer’s bid in a statement he shared on social media.
“Laura is a courageous fighter for regular people, NOT a career politician, and she always stands up for American values and principles,” Flynn, a retired Army general, said in the statement.
“I strongly endorse her and pray the good people of District 21 join with