Yoho Kicks off Campaign With an Endorsement from Rand Paul
March 24, 2014
Earlier this week, U.S. Rep. Ted Yoho, R-Fla., kicked off his campaign for a second term in Congress with the help of U.S. Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky. Yoho’s team released a video from Paul late on Thursday, with the senator endorsing the Florida congressman.
With Paul thinking about running for the Republican presidential nomination in 2016, Yoho hyped him up as the “presidential front-runner.” “I am glad to endorse my friend and colleague Ted Yoho for re-election,” Paul said. “The thing about Congressman Yoho is that he has been unafraid, and I think why he has been unafraid to defend liberty, defend limited government and our Constitution is because he had a real life. He had a real job. As a veterinarian, he isn’t afraid to go back to his profession at any point and time, so he hasn’t been afraid to stand up to Republicans or Democrats who aren’t doing the right thing.
“In Washington, we are still borrowing more than $1 million a minute,” Paul continued. “We keep electing people but it’s not changing. It’s only going to change when people begin to follow the lead of people like Congressman Ted Yoho. So I am proud to stand with Congressman Ted Yoho. I am proud to endorse him and proud to support him. When you are looking for leadership, when Florida is looking for leadership, Ted Yoho is your man and I am proud to stand with him..." Read more...