By Justin Sink and Geneva Sands - 05/03/12 07:58 PM EDT
Former Republican presidential contender Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) formally and enthusiastically endorsed the GOP presumptive nominee Mitt Romney on Thursday.
"I am honored … to lend my voice and my endorsement to Mitt Romney as our president to take the country back," Bachmann said at an event in Portsmouth, Va., alongside Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell.
"Mr. President, you're fired, and instead we will soundly stand for somebody who believes in America, who believes in our children, who believes in hope and opportunities for our next generation," Bachmann continued.
Read more on Bachmann's endorsement, as well as Romney's remarks at the event and McDonnell's role in the campaign on The Hill's Blog Briefing Room.