PEORIA – Illinois Congressman Darin LaHood (IL -18) received the endorsement of former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in his bid for re-election. Pompeo, a former member of Congress, is known for his commitment to conservative values.
Secretary Pompeo said, “Congressman Darin LaHood is a proven champion of freedom, economic prosperity, and our Midwest values, and I am proud to endorse his re-election. Having served with Darin, I saw firsthand his commitment to our farmers, law enforcement, and protecting our national security on the House Intelligence Committee. Darin understands our country’s challenges and the need for sound, conservative leadership. We need Darin in Congress to take back the House in November.”
Congressman LaHood responded with, “Secretary Pompeo has dedicated his life to service of our country, and I am grateful to have his endorsement. In service, Mike has been a constant champion of our conservative values, fighting for Midwest agriculture and protecting our national security. As a former cavalry officer, Member of Congress, CIA Director, and Secretary of State, he is on the frontlines fighting against the Democrats’ radical agenda.
“Secretary Pompeo knows we are in the fight of our generation, and I look forward to working with him to take back the House and fire Speaker Pelosi for good.”
Pompeo had a terrible record in the primaries, but this seat is rated safe R.