Sorry Newt: Donald Trump Endorses Mitt Romney

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Donald Trump endorsed Mitt Romney today in Las Vegas, Nev., contrary to earlier reports that he would get behind Newt Gingrich for the GOP nomination.

"Mitt is tough. He is smart," Trump said, Romney at his side at a Las Vegas hotel bearing his name. "It is my honor, and privilege to endorse Mitt Romney."

Perhaps not coincidentally, Trump's announcement comes two days before the Nevada caucuses, and 10 days before the premiere of Celebrity Apprentice.

Probably more so the latter.

Mitt and Don

While some questioned whether Romney, a clear favorite in Nevada, would even want the endorsement of Trump, the Republican said he was glad to have it.

"It means a great deal to have the endorsement of Mr. Trump," Romney said, referring to the publicity maven the same way contestants on his show do.

Trump told reporters in Las Vegas ahead of the official announcement that he would hit the campaign trail on behalf of the Republican front-runner.

"Well they'd like me to and I'll do as much as I can," Trump said, adding that he would also consider donating to the Super PAC supporting Romney.

Several media outlets, including CBS News, The AP and The New York Times, erroneously reported that Trump would endorse Newt Gingrich instead.

Trump blamed the Gingrich campaign for spreading that word. Referring to the Gingrich campaign, he said: "They put that out. You know that right?"

If so ... what an epic fail by Newt.

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who really gives a shit who or what the tax dodging crook known as donald trump endorses he is one of the many problems in the united states

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Sorry Newt, you didn't get the endorsement from the Birther King, that Cayman Islands Mitt said that he was "honored" and "delighted" to receive. Both looked perfect together on stage. Both like firing people.

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UtO, Mit, you have no chance. Who gives a shit who DaDonal endorses. His opinion and political knowledge is worthless. He should use some of his money to find a new HairDresser. The debates have been a joke, like a circular firing squad. The participants have been shooting each other in the gut. The white house is laughing its buns off at the circus. Someone needs to smoke some tea & find a Republican that is worthwhile lives up to traditional Republican Values and Platforms. Until That Time, Obama Will win and that is that. Trump that, DaDonal.