Rand Paul teases 'major endorsement announcement' Friday
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Sen. Rand PaulRandal (Rand) Howard PaulThe Hill's Morning Report - Presented by Facebook - A huge win for Biden, centrist senators Only two people cited by TSA for mask violations have agreed to pay fine Senators reach billion deal on emergency Capitol security bill MORE (R-Ky.) is teasing a "major endorsement announcement" that he plans to give on Friday, April 1. 

Paul has maintained that he won't endorse during the primary season after dropping out of the bitter GOP race on Feb. 3.
 
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A spokesman told The Hill on Wednesday that Paul still planned to wait until after the primary season to endorse, despite a narrowing Republican field.
 
 
The Hill has reached out for comment on the pending endorsement announcement.
 
Paul ended his campaign amid lagging support after a poor showing in the Iowa caucuses in early February. The race his since seen a renewed focus on terrorism and more hawkish foreign policy debate.
 
His father, Ron Paul, who ran for president in 2012, said Thursday on CNN that if the general election is between Trump and Democratic presidential candidate Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonClintons, Stacey Abrams meeting Texas Democrats Biden says Russia spreading misinformation ahead of 2022 elections Highest-ranking GOP assemblyman in WI against another audit of 2020 vote MORE, he'd opt for "none of the above."
 
—Jordain Carney contributed