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Donald Trump Endorses Romney Campaign

The real estate mogul and reality TV star has been a vocal propenent of this year's race.

[UPDATED: Thursday Feb. 2, 1:10 p.m.: Donald Trump endorsed Mitt Romney’s bid for the Republican presidential nomination from his Las Vegas hotel Thursday.

Donald Trump (Photo courtesy AP)
Donald Trump (Photo courtesy AP)

"It's my honor, a real honor to endorse Mitt Romney," said Trump in a subdued, two-minute introduction of the former governmor.]

Trump will make the announcement at Trump Hotel in Las Vegas. On Twitter, Trump tweeted, “@realDonaldTrump I will be making a major announcement today at 12:30 pm PST at Trump International Hotel & Tower, Las Vegas, Nevada. The announcement will pertain to the Presidential race. All media welcome.”

Trump confirmed that his choice will be Mitt Romney an hour before his announcement Thursday morning.

This development came as somewhat of a surprise just hours after candidate Newt Gingrich informed close advisors that he expected to win Trump’s support. Gingrich supposedly received “signals” from trump that he would support him, and was so confident in this that officials confirmed it Wednesday night to news organizations, including the AP.

Trump throws his support behind Romney just two days before Nevada holds its presidential caucuses on Saturday, and new polls suggest Romney is poised for victory in Saturday’s caucus.

Although Romney’s endorsement came as a surprise, it was no secret that Trump had been no stranger to the Republican Party. He has frequently publicly criticized President Barak Obama, and stirred up significant controversy by openly questioning Obama’s birth certificate.


Oooh, very nicely played Mr. Romney. Gingrich gets pointless endorsement from political naif Herman Cain, and you match it with an equally pointless endorsement from political naif Donald Trump. Like your style, and in Trump, you finally get someone with whom you can actually compete over joyfully firings and making $10,000 bets. But in interest of being bipartisan in our chuckles, check out this funny YouTube video about Barack Obama's Secret Service and his Chicago home:

Money follows Money... Trump will whore himself for ANY attention he can get. The race is already a circus as it is! Trump is a windbag and full of hot air… all that fuss and guffaw will drop like his blood pressure after a double-tap shotgun blast to the head. Watch him get his and see if that hair is even real when the guns come out on the Zombie Walk of Fame at

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