UPDATED: Trump endorses Kobach in Kansas governor’s race


(Update with comments from Kobach, Colyer, Selzer, Barnett campaigns; inserted background; edits throughout)

Less than 24 hours before voters cast ballots in the Republican gubernatorial primary, President Donald Trump endorsed Secretary of State Kris Kobach.

In a 10:48 a.m.  tweet on Monday, Trump backed Kobach in the race, which includes Gov. Jeff Colyer, Insurance Commissioner Ken Selzer and former state Sen. Jim Barnett.


Kobach has run his campaign as an unabashed Trump supporter, openly telling audiences of conversations he had with the president, one as recently as Saturday. Trump's son came . . .


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