Trump endorses Republican candidates ahead of gubernatorial elections

The President tweeted his support for Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin and Mississippi Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves.

The Hill reports:

President Trump on Tuesday endorsed Republican gubernatorial candidates ahead of upcoming elections this November. 

The president tweeted his support for Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin (R) and Mississippi Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves (R) ahead of their states' elections on Nov. 5. 

He similarly touted both candidates' stances on immigration, gun rights and the military. 

"Matt has my Complete and Total Endorsement, and always has!" Trump wrote of Bevin in a tweet. 

"Governor @MattBevin has done a wonderful job for the people of Kentucky! He continues to protect your very important Second Amendment. Matt is Strong on Crime and the Border, he Loves our Great Vets and Military," he wrote.  

Trump also used similar language in endorsing Mississippi's Republican gubernatorial candidate.

"Mississippi, there is a VERY important election for Governor on November 5th. I need you to Get Out and Vote for our Great Republican nominee, @TateReeves," he wrote about the Mississippi lieutenant governor. 

"Tate is strong on Crime, tough on Illegal Immigration, and will protect your Second Amendment...He loves our Military and supports our Vets! Get out and Vote for Tate Reeves on November 5th. He has my Complete and Total Endorsement!" Trump added. 

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