Gary Busey withdraws Gingrich endorsement

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

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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