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Campaign Countdown: Buddy Carter endorses Trump

GEORGIA (WTOC) -

Georgia First District U.S. Congressman Buddy Carter threw his support behind presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump Thursday by officially endorsing Trump. 

Carter said he felt that it was too important for the country to not come out publicly for the Republican hopeful. 

"Donald Trump is more than just Donald Trump.  Donald Trump is a movement,” Carter said. “People are frustrated, and I can understand that. I was frustrated midafternoon of the first day I got here. People want to see a change. Washington is broke, and I believe it needs to be shaken up, and I believe Donald Trump is the one who can do that.”

Support for Trump is far from unanimous among Republicans, though. 

He met with leaders from the House and Senate Thursday trying to bolster support ahead of the upcoming GOP convention in Cleveland. 

Carter made his endorsement following that meeting.

“Well I don't agree with everything he says or everything that he does. Heck, I don't agree with everything that I do or say sometimes, but I really was impressed this morning, I was encouraged this morning after our meeting with him.  I think he has a grasp of what American is looking like and looking for,” Carter said.

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