Trump endorses Indiana’s Braun for governor

Sen. Mike Braun, R-Ind., speaks to reporters as he arrives for the weekly Republican policy luncheon on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, June 9, 2020. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
Staff Report

Former President Donald Trump has endorsed Indiana U.S. Sen. Mike Braun to be Indiana’s next governor.

Trump announced his “complete and total endorsement” on his Truth Social account Wednesday night.

Braun recently endorsed Trump for president and credits Trump for helping unseat  U.S. Sen. Joe Donnelly.

Braun is competing in the 2024, Republican primary against four other politically experienced candidates: former Commerce Secretary Brad Chambers; Lt. Gov. Suzanne Crouch; Eric Doden, a Fort Wayne businessman; and former Attorney General Curtis Hill.

Third District Congressman Jim Banks is running for Braun’s Senate seat.