Rep. Mick Mulvaney (R-S.C.) has endorsed Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) for president, saying that the “complete and utter surrender, the lack of conviction” from the House GOP’s leadership forced his hand.
“The last two weeks have been probably the most frustrating weeks in Washington for me, and that’s a high bar,” said Mulvaney, who has represented a safe conservative district since his victory in the 2010 Tea Party wave. “There’s no way for me to avoid that the establishment wing of our party has lost its way. They don’t have any idea the damage they’re doing to the Republican Party. I called up Rand and said, I’ve had enough. We’re either going to figure out how to save this party or the establishment is going to drive it to irrelevance.”
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