Endorsements

Ben Carson

Ben Carson is a retired American neurosurgeon. Born in Detroit, Michigan, and a graduate of Yale University and the University of Michigan Medical School, Carson has authored numerous books on his medical career and political stances.

Ben Carson was the Director of Pediatric Neurosurgery at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Maryland from 1984 until his retirement in 2013. Among his achievements as a surgeon were separating conjoined twins and developing a hemispherectomy technique for controlling seizures. Both achievements were recognized in 2008 with the Presidential Medal of Freedom.

Joe Arpaio
America's Toughest Sheriff.

Arpaio takes an outspoken stance against illegal immigration, and opposition to anti-illegal immigrant laws.

Ann Coulter
Political Commentator and Writer

Ann Coulter is an American conservative social and political commentator, writer and syndicated columnist.

Jerry Falwell, Jr
President of Liberty University

Jerry Falwell, Jr. is the president of Liberty University in Lynchburg, Virginia, appointed in 2007.

Sarah Palin
Politician, Commentator, and Author

Sarah Palin is an American politician, served as the ninth Governor of Alaska from 2006 until her resignation in 2009.

Steve Forbes
Businessman, Publishing Executive

Steve Forbes is an American publishing executive who was twice a candidate for the nomination for president.

Jan Brewer
Former Governor of Arizona

Jan Brewer was the 22nd Governor of Arizona 2009 to 2015, Secretary of State of Arizona 2003 to 2009.

U.S. Governors

Current

  • Chris Christie, New Jersey (former 2016 presidential candidate)
  • Paul LePage, Maine (previously endorsed Chris Christie)

Former

  • Jan Brewer, Arizona
  • Sarah Palin, Alaska (also nominee for Vice President in 2008)

U.S. Senators

Current

  • Jeff Sessions of Alabama

Former

  • Scott Brown of Massachusetts

U.S. Representatives

Current

  • Chris Collins of New York (previously endorsed Jeb Bush)
  • Duncan D. Hunter of California
  • Scott DesJarlais of Tennessee
  • Tom Marino of Pennsylvania

Former

  • Virgil Goode of Virginia (also Constitutional Party presidential nominee in 2012)
  • Doug Ose of California

Executive branch officials

Former

  • Jeff Lord, former White House associate political director for the Reagan administration (198788)kk

Statewide officials

Current

  • Jeff DeWit, State Treasurer of Arizona
  • Sue Everhart, Chairman of the Georgia Republican Party
  • Kris Kobach, Secretary of State of Kansas
  • Henry McMaster, Lieutenant Governor of South Carolina

Former

  • Andr Bauer, Lieutenant Governor of South Carolina
  • Bob Corbin, Arizona Attorney General
  • Carol Springer, State Treasurer of Arizona

State legislators

Current

  • Alabama State Representatives: Ed Henry, Jim Carns
  • Georgia State Senators: Burt Jones, Michael Williams
  • Iowa State Senator: Brad Zaun
  • Massachusetts State Representative: Geoff Diehl
  • Nevada State Assemblyman: Brent Jones
  • New Hampshire State Representatives:Fred Doucette, Werner Horn, Joe Pitre, Stephen Stepanek (Deputy Majority Leader), Dan Tamburello, Joshua Whitehouse Robert Fisher
  • New Jersey State Senators: Michael J. Doherty, Joe Pennacchio
  • Oklahoma State Representatives: Mike Christian, John R. Bennett,
  • Oklahoma State Senators: Ralph Shortey, Mark Allen
  • Rhode Island State Representative: Joseph A. Trillo
  • South Carolina State Representative: James H. Merrill (former Majority Leader)
  • West Virginia State Senator: Mark R. Maynard
  • West Virginia State Delegates: Randy Smith, Ron Walters, Brad White, Ray Canterbury, Joshua Nelson

Former

  • Arizona State Senators: Lori Klein, Robert Blendu, Thayer Verschoor
  • New Hampshire State Senator: Richard Ferdinando
  • New Hampshire State Representatives: Jenn Coffey, Lou Gargiulo, Paula Johnson
  • Oklahoma State Representative: Mike Turner
  • South Carolina State Senators: John Russell (also former representative and son of former Democratic Governor Donald S. Russell), Jake Knotts

Businesspeople

  • Steve Forbes, businessman, publishing executive, and editor-in-chief of Forbes (also 1996 and 2000 presidential candidate)
  • Brian France, CEO and Chairman of NASCAR
  • Carl Icahn, billionaire activist investor
  • Robert Kiyosaki, businessman and author (authored two business books with the candidate)
  • Charles Kushner, real estate developer and co-owner of Kushner Properties
  • Jared Kushner, co-owner of Kushner Properties, owner of The New York Observer, son-in-law of the candidate
  • Nancy Mace, businesswoman and author
  • Carl Paladino, real estate mogul, Chairman of the Ellicott Development Co., Buffalo Public Schools board of education member
  • Willie Robertson, CEO of Duck Commander, star of Duck Dynasty (previously endorsed Bobby Jindal)
  • Wayne Allyn Root, businessman, politician, television and radio personality
  • Phil Ruffin, businessman and partner of Trump Hotel Las Vegas
  • Paul Teutul, Sr. Co. founder of Orange County Choppers
  • Donald Trump Jr., businessman, son of the candidate
  • Eric Trump, businessman and philanthropist, son of the candidate
  • Ivanka Trump, businesswoman, writer, and former model, daughter of the candidate
  • Dana White, president of Ultimate Fighting Championship
  • Steve Wynn, billionaire business magnate, CEO of Wynn Resorts Limited

International political figures

  • Jean-Marie Le Pen, French MEP, and founder and former leader of the National Front
  • Matteo Salvini, Italian MEP and leader of Lega Nord
  • Vojislav eelj, former Deputy Prime Minister of Serbia
  • Geert Wilders, Dutch MP and leader of the Party for Freedom

Organizations

  • American Freedom Party
  • National Black Republican Association
  • New England Police Benevolent Association
  • Proud Of The Blues
  • Rent Is Too Damn High Party
  • NASCAR

Religious leaders

  • Jerry Falwell, Jr., president of Liberty University
  • James F. Linzey, reformed theologian and an ordained minister in the Southern Baptist Convention
  • James David Manning, chief pastor at the ATLAH World Missionary Church
  • Mike Murdock, singer-songwriter, televangelist and pastor of the Wisdom Center ministry
  • Robert Jeffress, pastor of First Baptist Church in Dallas, Texas.

Celebrities

Actors and comedians

  • Stephen Baldwin, actor
  • Gary Busey, actor
  • Robert Davi, actor, singer, and director
  • Lou Ferrigno, actor and bodybuilder

Athletes and sports figures

  • Tom Brady, NFL quarterback
  • Clay Buchholz, Major League Baseball baseball player
  • Ted DiBiase, former professional wrestler
  • Mike Ditka, retired NFL player, coach and television commentator
  • Bill Elliott, retired NASCAR driver
  • Chase Elliott, NASCAR driver
  • Hulk Hogan, professional wrestler, actor, television personality, entrepreneur, and musician
  • Frank Kaminsky, current NBA center/forward Source
  • Bob Knight, Hall of Fame basketball coach
  • Jerry Lawler, professional wrestler
  • Matt Light, retired NFL offensive tackle
  • Shawne Merriman, retired NFL linebacker
  • Ryan Newman, NASCAR driver
  • Tito Ortiz, former UFC light-heavyweight champion
  • Terrell Owens, retired NFL wide receiver and television personality
  • David Ragan, NASCAR driver
  • John Rocker, retired MLB baseball player
  • Dennis Rodman, retired professional basketball player and television personality
  • Latrell Sprewell, retired NBA All-Star basketball player
  • Mike Tyson, professional boxer
  • Herschel Walker, retired NFL running back
  • Holly Holm, current UFC women's bantamweight champion
  • Chris Weidman, former UFC middleweight champion

Commentators, writers and columnists

  • Conrad Black, Canadian-born British former newspaper publisher and author
  • Olavo de Carvalho, Brazilian philosopher, political commentator and essayist
  • Ann Coulter, political commentator and writer
  • Adam Curry, political commentator and former MTV VJ
  • Gavin McInnes, writer, creative director, actor, comedian, and co-founder of Vice Media
  • Michael Scheuer, political blogger and author and former Chief of the Bin Laden Issue Station.
  • Jared Taylor, author and editor of American Renaissance
  • Diana West, author and columnist
  • Milo Yiannopoulos, journalist and political commentator

Media personalities and socialites

  • Dan Bilzerian, professional poker player, media personality (previously endorsed Rand Paul)
  • Teresa Giudice, television personality from The Real Housewives of New Jersey who worked with Trump on The Celebrity Apprentice
  • Jesse James, television personality and former CEO of Austin Speed Shop
  • Max Keiser, broadcaster and film maker
  • Charlotte Laws, television host and author
  • Omarosa Manigault, reality television show personality, and Baptist minister
  • Trisha Paytas, YouTube personality and entertainer
  • Jeanine Pirro, judge, TV show host
  • Tila Tequila, model, actress and television personality
  • Ivana Trump, ex-wife of the candidate, socialite and former athlete and fashion model
  • Melania Trump, wife of the candidate, jewelry and watch designer and former fashion model

Radio hosts

  • Alex Jones, radio host (previously endorsed Rand Paul)
  • Michael Savage, radio host (previously endorsed Ted Cruz, Rand Paul, and Jim Webb)

Social and political activists

  • Joe Arpaio, sheriff of Maricopa County
  • Jim Gilchrist, leader and co-founder of the Minuteman Project
  • William Daniel Johnson, chairman and cofounder of the American Freedom Party
  • Jimmy McMillan, former New York City mayoral and New York gubernatorial candidate (Rent Is Too Damn High Party)
  • Phyllis Schlafly, conservative activist and founder of the Eagle Forum
  • Roosh V, writer, pick-up artist

Singers and musicians

  • Azealia Banks, rapper, singer, songwriter, and actress
  • Zoltan Bathory, guitarist of Five Finger Death Punch
  • Aaron Carter, singer
  • Jesse Hughes, singer, songwriter and guitarist, best known as frontman of the California-based rock band Eagles of Death Metal
  • Loretta Lynn, country music singer-songwriter
  • Wayne Newton, entertainer and singer
  • Ted Nugent, musician, singer-songwriter and political activist
  • Kid Rock, musician, actor (previously endorsed Ben Carson)
  • Sergey 'Pauk' Troitsky, leader of Russian thrash metal band Corrosia Metalla

Other

  • Juanita Broaddrick, former nursing home administrator, accused Bill Clinton of rape
  • Mark Oz Geist, member of the security team which responded to the 2012 Benghazi attack, co-author of 13 Hours
  • Paula Jones, former Arkansas state employee, accused Bill Clinton of sexual harassment
  • John TIG Tiegen, member of the security team which responded to the 2012 Benghazi attack, co-author of 13 Hours