Sen. Rand Paul endorses Mitt Romney


Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) endorsed Mitt Romney on Thursday night but said his father would remain his “first pick.”

“My first choice had always been my father. I campaigned for him when I was 11 years old. He’s still my first pick,” Paul told Fox News’s Sean Hannity. “But now that the nominating process is over, tonight I’m happy to announce that I’m going to be supporting Gov. Mitt Romney.”

Rep. Ron Paul (R-Texas) is still in the presidential race, although he’s suspended his campaign and admitted Wednesday he lacked the delegates to win the nomination. Romney has clinched the 1,144 delegates necessary for the nod.

Read More at The Hill. By Emily Goodin.


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