Donnie Wahlberg endorses Rubio
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Donnie Wahlberg endorsed Republican presidential candidate Marco RubioMarco RubioGOP loses top Senate contenders How does placing sanctions on Russia help America? Republicans play clean up on Trump's foreign policy MORE, his campaign announced Sunday.

Wahlberg, a Massachusetts-born singer and actor, said in his endorsement the country needs a leader like the Florida senator.

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"Even though we do not see eye to eye on every issue, I know that Marco is a man of principle who can be trusted to keep us safe and give each and every one of us a shot at the American Dream," Wahlberg said in a statement.

He referenced Rubio's background and said the candidate will be able to unite the country.

"Marco is a humble man who has not forgotten his roots, and he will fight to make sure that where you come from does not determine how far you can go. We need a leader like Marco to inspire a new Republican party and unite our nation, and I am proud to support him for President."