Even though billionaire businessman Donald Trump has been falling behind in the Wisconsin polls of late, he’s not worried. His campaign has brought out the big gun — or, should we say, the mama grizzly.
Sarah Palin, the former Alaska governor and 2008 GOP vice presidential candidate, was planning to campaign alongside Trump in the state before the April 5 primary.
Palin had previously been campaigning with Trump, but her husband’s snowmobiling accident took her off the campaign trail for several weeks.
According to The Daily Caller, her first appearance was at a Milwaukee County GOP banquet last night. She’ll be appearing with Trump at town halls in Racine and Rothschild today, and at a meet and greet event in Marathon City on Sunday.
Palin as a top celebrity endorser will help to counter Sen. Ted Cruz’s endorsement from Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker and John Kasich’s endorsement from … um … I’m sure someone has endorsed him. Probably someone with the last name Kasich.
At the Friday dinner, Palin urged the Republican Party to unify behind Donald Trump, saying that “common sense is endangered in Washington.”
“Donald Trump is the only one who really understands this reality. He’s the only one who creates private sector jobs, balances budgets and builds things, he builds big things,” Palin told the audience, according to Fox News. Palin’s speech Friday night:
Palin also slammed Cruz and Kasich for their policies on illegal immigration, saying that they were “seducing (illegal immigrants) with gift baskets.” READ MORE