Former President Donald Trump officially endorsed Wyoming attorney Harriet Hageman in a crowded Republican primary against Rep. Liz Cheney.
“Harriet is a fourth-generation daughter of Wyoming, a very successful attorney, and has the support and respect of a truly great U.S. Senator, Wyoming’s own Cynthia Lummis,” Trump wrote in a Thursday statement. “Harriet Hageman adores the Great State of Wyoming, is strong on Crime and Borders, powerfully supports the Second Amendment, loves our Military and our Vets, and will fight for Election Integrity and Energy Independence (which Biden has already given up). Unlike RINO Liz Cheney, Harriet is all in for America First.”
The coveted endorsement aims to narrow a crowded field of candidates to a two-way race to deny Cheney a fourth term captured by a plurality. The former president had been meeting with both announced and unannounced contenders from his Florida residence in recent months as he prepared to back a challenger. According to Politico, Trump met