Mass. gubernatorial candidate Geoff Diehl earns Trump endorsement

FILE - In this Nov. 5, 2018 file photo, Republican State Rep. Geoff Diehl speaks during a campaign stop in Abington, Mass. Diehl, a Republican former state representative from Whitman, announced Sunday, July 4, 2021 that he's running for Massachusetts governor. He is the first Republican to jump into the race. Mass. Gov. Charlie Baker has yet to say if he'll seek a third term next year. (AP Photo/Steven Senne, File)

FILE – In this Nov. 5, 2018 file photo, former Republican State Rep. Geoff Diehl speaks during a campaign stop in Abington, Mass. Diehl, a Republican former state representative from Whitman, announced Sunday, July 4, 2021 that he’s running for Massachusetts governor. (AP Photo/Steven Senne, File)

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UPDATED 10:29 AM PT – Wednesday, October 6, 2021

The 45th president announced his endorsement for governor of Massachusetts for the 2022 election. In a statement Tuesday, Trump backed former state representative Geoff Diehl while stressing he’s a true patriot.

Trump noted that Diehl is tough on crime, loves the military and is a proponent of election integrity. The 45th president also lambasted the incumbent GOP governor, Charlie Baker, saying he’s “not an ‘America First’ kind of guy.”

Trump asserted that Baker is undermining the GOP while citing the rampant crime and high energy costs seen during his leadership.

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