COLUMBIA, SC (WTOC) - South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley has endorsed Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney, his campaign announced Friday.
Haley will serve as co-chair of Romney for President's National Steering Committee.
"The election next November will have ramifications for generations," Haley said in a statement. "Neither South Carolina nor the nation can afford four more years of President Obama, and Mitt Romney is the right person to take him on and get America back on track. He is a conservative businessman who has spent his life working in the economy, and he understands exactly how jobs are created. He is not a creature of Washington, and he knows what it means to make decisions – real decisions – not simply cast a vote. Our country will need real leadership to undo President Obama's failed policies, and replace them with the conservative principles Mitt Romney learned turning around businesses and a failing Olympics and successfully, conservatively governing a Democratic state. I am proud to endorse him and will work my hardest to ensure he is elected so we can turn around our country."