Arkansas Governor Hutchinson endorses Republican Rubio for president

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Posted: Feb 22, 2016 3:14 PM

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson said on Monday he would back Republican candidate Marco Rubio for the party's nomination for president in the Nov. 8 election.

"I'm delighted to support @marcorubio because he is best choice to keep our country safe," Hutchinson posted on Twitter. "Will you join me and help Marco win Arkansas?"

The endorsement comes ahead of the Arkansas primary on March 1.

(Reporting by Megan Cassella; Editing by Eric Walsh)