New Hampshire Gov. Sununu endorses Chuck Morse days before Senate GOP primary

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(CNN)New Hampshire Gov. Chris Sununu connected Thursday endorsed authorities Senate President Chuck Morse for the US Senate, conscionable days earlier Tuesday's Republican primary.

"For the involvement of this large state, we person to decision (Sen.) Maggie Hassan successful November, and the champion campaigner to this is Chuck Morse," Sununu said during a quality conference. "I couldn't beryllium much arrogant to endorse a spouse that I've had astatine the authorities house."

Morse is facing disconnected against Don Bolduc, a retired Army brigadier general, successful Tuesday's Republican primary. The victor of that contention volition instrumentality connected Hassan, considered 1 of the astir susceptible Senate incumbents up for reelection this year. Fears from immoderate Republican leaders that Bolduc could triumph the information has prompted a spending spree from GOP groups connected Morse's behalf.

    Sununu formed his enactment for Morse arsenic a stake connected the campaigner with the champion accidental to decision the Democratic incumbent successful the wide election. Republicans lone request to summation 1 spot to get power of the chamber.

      "Chuck Morse is the campaigner to bushed Sen. Hassan successful bureau this November and the campaigner Sen. Hassan is astir acrophobic to face," Sununu went on. "I americium calling each Republicans to articulation me."

        Asked by a newsman astir his caller speech with Donald Trump, who has not endorsed successful the race, Sununu said helium encouraged the erstwhile President to get involved.

        "Former President Trump called maine conscionable implicit a week ago. I deliberation we had a large conversation. We talked a batch astir this Senate race. I precise powerfully encouraged him to get progressive successful the race," Sununu said.

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