Nikki Haley’s presidential race is entering the final days before the New Hampshire primary with some celebrity support: Judge Judy Sheindlin.
The Haley campaign said that Sheindlin, who announced her endorsement earlier this month, will join the candidate at a rally on Sunday in Exeter, NH.
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Haley posted about Sheindlin’s support on X/Twitter, writing, “Hard truths from Judge Judy.”
Sheindlin said, “Neither Biden nor Trump would know a Houthi from a salami unless someone whispered in their ear or spelled it out from them on a Teleprompter. We need a president like Haley who knows what’s happening — because that’s essential to knowing how to respond.”
Sheindlin produces and stars in Amazon Freevee’s Judy Justice and will headline Justice on Trial , a courtroom docudrama focusing on seminal cases.
Sheindlin backed Michael Bloomberg in his 2020 presidential bid, but otherwise said that she had stayed away from politics except to vote.
The final days before a primary are typically when campaigns roll out high-profile endorsements. Donald Trump is reportedly set to gain the endorsement of Sen. Tim Scott (R-SC) at a rally this evening. Haley first appointed Scott to his Senate seat when she was governor. Per The New York Times, Haley said in response to the endorsement, “Interesting that Trump’s lining up with all the Washington insiders when he claimed he wanted to drain the swamp. But the fellas are gonna do what the fellas are gonna do.”
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