HAWAII – Hawaii’s U.S. Senator Brian Schatz has gotten the backing of the nation’s top executive.
President Barack Obama officially endorsed Schatz this week. A media release was issued.
I have worked with Senator Schatz on the issues that matter to Hawaii. Brian’s deep commitment to the people of Hawaii and his effective leadership are why I believe it is important to return him to the Senate. Senator Schatz is protecting Hawaii’s values and fighting every day on behalf of middle-class families. There is no question that Senator Schatz is the right choice to continue delivering for Hawaii.”President Barack Obama – March 31, 2014
I’m honored to receive President Obama’s endorsement in this critical election and I am proud to be one of the President’s most steadfast allies in the U.S. Senate. President Obama personally understands Hawaii’s values and is committed to making sure that everyone who works hard and plays by the rules is given a fair shot. I will work together with President Obama to continue moving Hawaii and America forward.”Senator Brian Schatz – March 31, 2014
The news was discussed during Monday’s press briefing in Washington. Schatz’ big opponent in the primary will be Congresswoman Colleen Hanabusa.