By Jesse Byrnes
Maine Gov. Paul LePage has endorsed Donald TrumpDonald TrumpWinning Congress isn’t enough — Republicans have to save it Unemployment rates falling in most swing states Trump on adult star accuser: 'I'm sure she's never been grabbed before' MORE, becoming the second Republican governor on Friday to back the GOP presidential candidate.
"Now I get to defend all the good stuff he says," LePage laughed after announcing his endorsement on "The Howie Carr Show."
LePage had endorsed Chris Christie in the GOP race, before the New Jersey governor dropped out after a poor showing in New Hampshire earlier this month.
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LePage has repeatedly drawn attention for blunt rhetoric about crime and minorities.