Cathy McMorris Rodgers says she voted for Trump

AP News
Posted: May 19, 2016 11:46 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican congresswoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers says she voted for Donald Trump in Washington's presidential primary.

But the highest-ranking woman in House leadership also expressed lingering reservations about the presumptive GOP nominee in a statement posted on Facebook.

"Did I cast my ballot with enthusiasm? Not exactly,' she wrote. "I'm still getting to know Mr. Trump like so many others."

She cited Trump's past comments about women, people with disabilities and those from different backgrounds and says she vehemently disagreed with such statements.

McMorris Rodgers also noted the millions of voters who have cast their ballots for Trump and described his likely Democratic rival, Hillary Clinton, as lacking the integrity to be president.

She says she's been speaking with Trump's team since meeting him last week and is "encouraged so far."