President Donald J. Trump publicly threw his support behind Greek American Nicole Malliotakis’ congressional bid.
Trump, on Twitter, tweeted that that he knows Nicole well and Republicans need her if they are to take back the House of Representatives this November.
“I know her well, we need her to defeat Max Rose, who voted for impeachment. Nicole is strong on crime and borders, cutting taxes and she loves our military and vets. Nicole has my complete and total endorsement” Trump says.
.@NMalliotakis is running for Congress in NY, I know her well, we need her to defeat Max Rose, who voted for Impeachment! Nicole is Strong on Crime & Borders, #2A, Cutting Taxes, & she Loves our Military & Vets. Nicole has my Complete & Total Endorsement! https://t.co/N0FIGeyjaw
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) February 12, 2020
Malliotakis’ opponent, Max Rose, is a U.S. military veteran and politician currently serving as the US representative for New York’s 11th congressional district, which includes conservative stronghold Staten Island and parts of southern Brooklyn.
Nicole Malliotakis replied to Donald Trump’s tweet: “Thank you Mr. President. It’s an honor. So happy to be on your team”.