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Trump Tweets Endorsement For Walker Stapleton In Colorado Governor's Race

DENVER (CBS4)- Pres. Donald Trump tweeted his support for Colorado gubernatorial candidate Walker Stapleton on Thursday.

Trump tweeted his support for the Republican and stated, "@WalkerStapleton will be an extraordinary Governor for the State of Colorado. He is strong, smart, and has been successful at everything he has ever done...."

"….His opponent, Jared Polis, is weak on crime and weak on borders- could never do the job. Get out and VOTE- Walker has my Complete and Total Endorsement!"

This is the second time the president has tweeted his support for Walker. Last month, he tweeted, "Walker Stapleton is running as the highly respected Republican Candidate for Governor of the Great State of Colorado. His credentials and talents are impeccable. He has my complete and total Endorsement!"

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Walker Stapleton
Walker Stapleton (credit: CBS)

Stapleton is going up against Democrat Jared Polis in the Colorado governor's race after Gov. John Hickenlooper was term limited.

Gov.-elect Jared Polis (credit: CBS)

Stapleton, the Republican State Treasurer, and Polis, the Democratic representative for Colorado's 2nd Congressional District, are poles apart on many topics, including health care, immigration and abortion.

The CBS4/CPT 12 Colorado Governor's Debate
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