NY Times: Former VP Candidate Palin Endorses Trump in 2016 White House Race

(Reuters) - Former Republican vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin on Tuesday backed billionaire businessman Donald Trump for the party’s nomination in the 2016 race for president, the New York Times reported, citing officials with his campaign.

“I’m proud to endorse Donald J. Trump for president,” Palin said in a statement provided by Trump’s campaign, according to the Times.