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President Trump Endorses Bill Lee For Tennessee Governor

Posted at 9:46 AM, Aug 03, 2018
and last updated 2018-08-03 11:29:38-04

President Trump has officially endorsed Republican nominee Bill Lee in the Tennessee governor’s race.  

Trump tweeted his support Friday morning after Lee carried 36.7 percent of the vote in Thursday night's primary election. 

Lee ran in the Republican primary against former state economic development Commissioner Randy Boyd, of Knoxville, U.S. Representative Diane Black, of Gallatin, and State House Speaker Beth Harwell, of Nashville.

Lee will face former Nashville Mayor Karl Dean in November. 

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