Despite his inability to post directly to Twitter and other social media platforms, former President Donald Trump has remained a vocal presence in the Republican Party since he left office earlier this year.
As one recent example, he announced three more endorsements on Friday ahead of next year’s midterm elections.
“The military, our vets, crime and the Second Amendment”
The endorsements were made public through Trump’s political action committee, Save America PAC.
Trump put his name behind South Carolina Gov. Henry McCaster, Arkansas Lt. Gov. Tim Griffin, and U.S. Sen. Mike Crapo of Idaho, all Republicans.
The announcements came in the form of three separate, albeit similar, statements through the super PAC.
Referring to McMaster as “a great governor,” Trump said he would remain “strong on the military, our vets, crime, and the Second Amendment” if given another term in office.
In announcing his “complete and total endorsement” of Crapo, the former president similarly touted the senator as someone who “is tough on crime, strong on the border, and fights for our military and our vets,” as well as “a champion for our Second Amendment and the great outdoorsmen and women of Idaho and the USA.”
“I’ve stood with him from the beginning”
Finally, he supported Griffin with a depiction of the candidate for state attorney general as “a highly respected army veteran” who “will be tough on crime, defend our Second Amendment, loves our military and our vets, and will stand shoulder-to-shoulder with the brave men and women of law enforcement.”
McMaster and Crapo wasted no time issuing a statement expressing their thanks for the former president’s endorsement.
“President Trump’s leadership has made America stronger and more prosperous,” wrote McMaster. “I’ve stood with him from the beginning. I’m honored he stands with me as we ‘Keep South Carolina Great!'”
For his part, Crapo wrote: “I appreciate President Trump’s endorsement. Over the past four years, we made great progress implementing strong, conservative policies. I will keep working hard to achieve solutions based on our Constitution and conservative principles and values.”
The latest trio of endorsements comes on the heels of reports that revealed Trump’s plans to make sure political races nationwide include a candidate with his seal of approval. It appears the implementation of that plan is already in progress.