Embattled pharma CEO endorses Trump
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Martin Shkreli, the embattled former CEO of Turing Pharmaceuticals, endorsed Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpGOP lawmakers preparing to vote on bill allowing migrant children to be detained longer than 20 days: report Wasserman Schultz: Infants separated from their parents are in Florida immigrant shelters Ex-White House ethics chief: Sarah Sanders tweet violates ethics laws MORE for president Thursday night, saying he supports him over Democratic front-runner Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonColorado governor teases possible presidential run Mueller asks judge for September sentencing for Papadopoulos House Judiciary Committee subpoenas FBI agent who sent anti-Trump texts MORE.

“I haven’t been called by the Trump camp. I support him vs. Hillary,” Shkreli tweeted Thursday. “He should find a VP candidate who is seasoned in politics, an ugly game.”

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The former pharmaceuticals executive became the subject of national scorn after he raised the cost of a life-saving drug called Darpin by more than 5,000 percent last year and touted the profits on social media.

Shkreli was also arrested last December for his involvement with another drugmaker, Retrophin, which federal prosecutors said he operated like a quasi-Ponzi scheme.

Trump may not welcome Shkreli’s endorsement after calling him a “spoiled brat” last year.

“He looks like a spoiled brat to me,” Trump said in September. “You want to know the truth? He looks like a spoiled brat.

“That guy is nothing. He’s zero. He’s nothing. He ought to be ashamed of himself.”