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Rand Paul Slams Trump For His Decision to Back ‘Worst Deep State Candidate This Cycle’

Upon learning that Trump had endorsed Rep. Mike Rogers (R-AL), Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) slammed the former president for supporting a man who, in his opinion was ‘the worst Deep State candidate this cycle.’

Following Trump’s full endorsement of Rogers’ Michigan Senate campaign, Paul criticized the decision on social media.

“Donald Trump just endorsed the worst Deep State candidate this cycle. @MikeRogersForMI is a never Trumper, and a card carrying member of the spy state that seeks to destroy Trump. You have to ask yourself who gives Trump this awful advice? Who’s next, John Bolton?” Paul wrote.

Paul shared a collection of clips featuring Rogers criticizing Trump and forecasting that Trump would not secure the Republican nomination in 2024.

Trump backed Rogers over former Republican-turned-independent congressman Justin Amash in a Truth Social post on Monday.

“Mike will work closely with me to enact our America First Policies. He will tirelessly fight to Secure the Border, Stop Inflation, Grow the Economy, Strengthen our Military / Veteran Support, and Protect and Defend our always under siege Second Amendment. Mike Rogers will be a Great and Powerful Senator for Michigan, and has my Complete and Total Endorsement. HE KNOWS HOW TO WIN!” Trump wrote on his Truth Social platform.

Amash, who has been a member of the Libertarian Party for the past four years, recently revealed his decision to run for Senate as a Republican.

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