Vice President Pence endorsed Denver Riggleman, Dave Brat

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By Brandon Jarvis

Denver Riggleman, the Republican candidate for Congress in Virginia’s 5th district received the endorsement of the Vice President yesterday. Here is what the VP tweeted:

“Virginia needs veteran and small-business owner @Denver4VA in Congress. Denver has my full endorsement because he is a principled conservative and a job creator committed to working with @realDonaldTrump to #MAGA 🇺🇸

“Denver’s campaign for Congress continues to gain momentum,” said Riggleman Campaign Manager Joe Chelak. “This endorsement is proof that Denver’s message of increased economic prosperity and decreased government regulation is what5th district voters want.
In 2016, Vice President Pence won the 5th district in 2016 with 53% of the vote. 
In addition to Vice President Pence, Riggleman has been endorsed by the National Federation of Independent Businesses (NFIB), National Rifle Association (NRA), and Susan B. Anthony List, among others.
VP Pence also announced his endorsement of the Republican Incumbent for the 7th district, Republican Dave Brat.

“PROUD to give my full endorsement today in Richmond to Congressman @DaveBratVA7th. Dave is a conservative committed to low taxes and strong border security. He supports @realDonaldTrump and is working everyday to #MAGA 🇺🇸

Pence was in Richmond on Saturday to stump for Ryan McAdams, the Republican that has faced an enormous uphill battle and trying to win Donald McEachin’s seat.

Pence spoke at an event in the Suntrust building in downtown Richmond along with other local Republicans. Brat and Riggleman we not part of the event at the Suntrust Center, but they did meet Pence at the airport when he arrived, and he also met with them privately later in the day.

Pence then left Richmond and went to West Virginia to stump for their candidate. Election Day is November 6th.


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