“On issues that I have focused on such as border security and job creation, Lamar has been at the forefront in the Congress,” Romney said in a statement.
Smith endorsed Romney in 2008, but held off on endorsing him until now, telling The Hill earlier this month to “ask later” whether he would endorse Romney for 2012.
“I believe the United States urgently needs to replace Barack ObamaBarack ObamaNigeria is making progress on economic reform and security Obama the 'X' factor of the 2016 cycle How did Hillary Clinton do? Pundits react to speech MORE as president with a proven leader who will create jobs, reduce the nation’s debt and embrace traditional values. The Republican Party is fortunate to have many candidates who are well-qualified to do just that,” Smith said.