Skip Navigation

Close and don't show again.

Your browser is out of date.

You may not get the full experience here on National Journal.

Please upgrade your browser to any of the following supported browsers:

Jeb Bush Endorses Tommy Thompson Jeb Bush Endorses Tommy Thompson

NEXT :
This ad will end in seconds
Close X

Not a member or subscriber? Learn More »

Forget Your Password?

Don't have an account? Register »

Reveal Navigation

 

Jeb Bush Endorses Tommy Thompson

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush is backing Republican Tommy Thompson in the Wisconsin Senate race, giving him a jolt of conservative credibility as he faces a tough Republican primary.

"Washington needs the kind of shake up and fundamental reforms Tommy Thompson can deliver. Tommy has my full support and I'm happy to endorse his campaign," said Bush in a statement released to Hotline On Call. "Tommy's conservative reforms became models for the nation and governors all across the country. No one is better prepared to reform our entitlement programs, repeal and replace Obamacare, balance the budget and create new jobs."

Bush's reputation as a reformer and his high standing in the current Republican Party will help bolster Thompson's arguments touting his own reform-minded record as governor. In the fundraising department, where Thompson's numbers have been underwhelming, Bush's deep national connections should also help.

Don't Miss Today's Top Stories

Excellent!"

Rick, Executive Director for Policy

Concise coverage of everything I wish I had hours to read about."

Chuck, Graduate Student

The day's action in one quick read."

Stacy, Director of Communications

I find them informative and appreciate the daily news updates and enjoy the humor as well."

Richard, VP of Government Affairs

Chock full of usable information on today's issues. "

Michael, Executive Director

Sign up form for the newsletter
MORE NATIONAL JOURNAL
 
 
What should you expect from on Election Night?
See more ▲
 
Hide