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South Carolina Sen. Tim Scott plans to assist former President Donald Trump in his re-election bid, based on a supply acquainted with Scott’s plans, who spoke to NPR on the situation of anonymity as a result of he was not licensed to debate the plan.
Scott is scheduled to make the announcement on Friday night at Trump’s rally in Harmony, New Hampshire
The transfer comes simply 4 days earlier than the New Hampshire major, the place Trump will face former South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley and Florida Governor Ron DeSantis after dominating the Iowa caucuses on Monday.
Based on the supply, Trump has courted not solely Scott, but additionally Haley and DeSantis in current weeks.
Scott, 58 and the one Black Republican within the Senate, ran a short-lived marketing campaign to win the Republican presidential nomination final yr. Regardless of attracting preliminary prospects for his candidacy Some buzzHe ultimately suspended his election marketing campaign in November.
center Balloting outside the Granite State Is Haley getting nearer to Trump? Regardless of this, Trump nonetheless maintains a lead of greater than 10 factors.
Scott is not the one former presidential candidate now supporting the previous president. Tech entrepreneur Vivek Ramaswamy threw his assist behind Trump after a lackluster efficiency in Iowa.