By Jesse Byrnes
Maine Gov. Paul LePage has endorsed Donald TrumpDonald TrumpSanders aide: 'Someone needs to be held accountable' for DNC emails Democrats vote to overhaul superdelegate system Trump: Cruz is 'lucky' that I walked in on his speech 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.
Christie endorsed Trump on Friday and immediately went to work bashing the businessman's top remaining rivals, including Marco RubioMarco RubioBudowsky: Why Warren masters Trump Meghan McCain: ‘I no longer recognize my party’ Five ways Trump’s convention was a success MORE.
Trump faced a barrage of attacks from Rubio and Ted CruzTed CruzTrump: Cruz is 'lucky' that I walked in on his speech Kasich leaves door open to Trump endorsement Instead of being bold, Clinton errs in picking Kaine MORE in Thursday's GOP debate.
LePage has repeatedly drawn attention for blunt rhetoric about crime and minorities.