Senator Kelly Ayotte has refused to endorse a candidate in the contest for the Republican nomination — at least officially. But a month before last night’s primary, Ayotte all but gave her stamp of approval to Donald Trump in a radio interview with New Hampshire Today.
Here’s the transcript:
Jack Heath: Are you ruling out a Republican presidential endorsement? Or keeping an open mind?
Kelly Ayotte: I’m always keeping an open mind on something so important, Jack. But again, I think what really matters is who really is resonating with the people of New Hampshire and working hard at earning their vote and answering the tough questions. I think that will become clear on February 9th.
At the time of the interview, a CNN/WMUR poll had Trump winning in the state by 20 points — just like he did last night. While many pundits have said a Trump nomination would […]Read more after the jump.