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President Trump endorses Wicker in U.S. Senate race

MGN Online

The endorsement of U.S. Senator Roger Wicker came on the eve of Chris McDaniel's expected announcement that he will challenge Wicker in the GOP primary.

Posted: Feb. 27, 2018 5:47 PM
Updated: Feb. 27, 2018 7:04 PM

WASHINGTON (WTVA) - U.S. Senator Roger Wicker has picked up another endorsement in his bid for re-election: President Trump.

The president tweeted late Tuesday afternoon that he is supporting Wicker, and it came on the eve of an expected announcement by Chris McDaniel that he will challege the incumbent in the June GOP primary.

Trump described Wicker as "a great supporter and incredible help in getting our massive tax cut bill done and approved.  Also big help on cutting regs.  I am with him in his re-election all tlhe way!"

In 2014, Trump endorsed McDaniel in his failed 2014 bid to oust U.S. Senator Thad Cochran.

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