Herrera Beutler endorses Mitt Romney

first_imgU.S. Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler made her choice between Republican presidential hopefuls on Monday by expressing her support for former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney.“Mitt Romney is the proven leader who has character and the experience to lead this country,” Herrera Beutler said in a statement released by the Romney campaign. “His vision of a ‘Simpler, Smaller, and Smarter’ federal government is what America needs to get back on track.”Romney has been the on-again, off-again frontrunner for the Republican nomination. Former House speaker Newt Gingrich, former U.S. Sen. Rick Santorum of Pennsylvania and Texas Congressman Ron Paul also are still bidding for the Republican nomination.Mitt Romney made the announcement on Monday that he had the endorsement from Herrera Beutler, R-Camas, who is serving her first term in Congress. “I’m extraordinarily proud to earn Congresswoman’s Herrera Beutler’s support,” he said in a news release. “She is a rising star in our party and a staunch advocate for creating jobs through conservative economic policies.”last_img read more

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