UPDATED 12:05 PM PT – Sunday, October 11, 2020
President Trump has doubled down on his pick for New Mexico’s second district seat in the House of Representatives. He showed his support for congressional candidate Yvette Herrell on Twitter this weekend.
According to the President, Herrell is a proven fighter for New Mexico who strongly supports law enforcement and the Second Amendment. He noted she is also strong on border security and trade.
He finished by saying she has his complete and total endorsement.
Yvette Herrell (@Yvette4Congress) is a proven fighter for New Mexico! She strongly supports our Brave Law Enforcement, Life and the Second Amendment. Strong on the Border and Trade, Yvette has my Complete and Total Endorsement! #NM02 https://t.co/77hjYfVWAB
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) October 11, 2020
Herrell, who is a strong supporter of President Trump, has said her top priority is job creation. She also wants to reduce regulations in the mining, energy and agricultural industries, invest in public education, and cut taxes.
Herrell will face off with Rep. Xochitl Torres Small (D) this November. If elected, she has said she will support New Mexico’s values.
Watch our first TV ad of the general election! No matter where you live, work, or play across our beautiful Second District of New Mexico — I'll stand with you. Together we'll safely reopen our economy and continue the Great American Comeback! #nmpol #NM02 pic.twitter.com/H2b6ZPRHXf
— Yvette Herrell (@Yvette4congress) August 7, 2020