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Trump endorses Michigan attorney general for governor

Trump endorses Michigan attorney general for governor
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President Trump on Saturday endorsed Bill Schuette for governor days after the Michigan attorney general announced his candidacy.

“Attorney General Bill Shuette [sic] will be a fantastic Governor for the great State of Michiagn [sic]. I am bringing back your jobs and Bill will help!” Trump tweeted.

Schuette, a Republican, announced he was running on Thursday to a crowd of more than 600 supporters at a barbecue in Midland, The Detroit News reported.

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“I will be a governor who doesn’t ask families to make do with less, while Lansing does less with more,” Schuette said, according to The Detroit News. “I will be the governor – the jobs governor – who cuts taxes and gives Michigan families a pay raise.”

Schuette took office as attorney general in 2011. He has been a vocal supporter of some of Trump’s policies, including the temporary travel ban on people from some Muslim-majority countries first announced in January.