Ahead Of Primary Vote, Trump Backs Away From Criticisms Of New Mexico’s Governor
In May, Donald Trump attacked New Mexico’s Gov. Susana Martinez as ineffective, saying “she’s not doing her job,” but in a phone interview with the Santa Fe New Mexican newspaper on Thursday, Trump said he’d like to have her endorsement, adding, “I respect her. I have always liked her.”
New Mexicans vote in that state’s primary on Tuesday, and Trump is looking to shore up his support. At the same time, the state is seeing a surge in early voting among Democrats.
Here & Now‘s Jeremy Hobson talks with Elaine Baumgartel of affiliate station KUNM.
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