McCain endorses Ehrlich in Md. governor's race
Former presidential candidate John McCain says Robert Ehrlich has his support in Maryland's Republican primary for governor.
McCain expressed his support for the former governor in an interview Monday with The Associated Press after a meeting of the U.S. Naval Academy's Board of Visitors.
McCain says he thinks Ehrlich is "a fine guy," and he says Ehrlich has his endorsement.
Sarah Palin, who was McCain's running mate, has endorsed business investor Brian Murphy in the GOP primary, which is Tuesday in Maryland.
Ehrlich is seeking a rematch with Democratic incumbent Gov. Martin O'Malley.
Statement from Ehrlich on John McCain Endorsement (FROM ABC 7 NEWS)
ANNAPOLIS - Bob Ehrlich today released the following statement in response to U.S. Senator John McCain's endorsement:
"I am honored to have earned John McCain's trust and support. I have great admiration for his independent streak and his unwavering sense of duty to our country. His endorsement adds greater momentum to our campaign as we fight to get Maryland working again with more jobs, lower taxes, and less spending."
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