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Gary Busey withdraws Gingrich endorsement

Actor Gary Busey is withdrawing his endorsement of Newt Gingrich for president.

{mosads}It is not time for me to be endorsing anyone at this time! When there are the two final candidates, then I will endorse, Busey said Wednesday in a statement released through his representative.

Busey endorsed the former Speakers presidential campaign Saturday in an exclusive interview with The Hill.

Ive never met Newt but I know what he stands for, Busey said.

Asked why Busey was withdrawing his endorsement, the actors spokesman said Busey likes” Gingrich but he is not endorsing anyone at this time.

— This story was updated at 1:44 p.m.

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