HomePoliticsBREAKING: TRUMP ENDORSES JOE LOMBARDO FOR NV GOVERNOR Politics TRUMP ENDORSES JOE LOMBARDO FOR NV GOVERNOR April 28, 2022 Rob Lauer Political Reporter Today, as the Clark County elections department is set to begin sending out mail-in-ballots to primary voters, former President Donald Trump announced his endorsement of Sheriff Joe Lombardo for Nevada governor. President Trump met Sheriff Joe Lombardo following the Oct. 1 Vegas Mass Shooting in 2018. Former U.S. Senator Dean Heller has been working behind the scenes to secure Trump’s endorsement. But Lombardo raised over $785K last quarter with $2.9 million cash on hand, blowing away every else. Heller raised about $155K last quarter and has just over $241K on hand. Joe Gilbert had $42K on hand in last quarter reports. North Las Vegas Mayor John Lee raised $652K and had $169K cash on hand. President Trump “As Governor, Joe will fiercely Protect our under-siege Second Amendment, Oppose Sanctuary Cities, Support our Law Enforcement, Veto any Liberal Tax Increase, Protect Life, and Secure our Elections.” said President Donald Trump. “Joe Lombardo is the leader Nevada needs, and he has my Complete and Total Endorsement for Governor!” Sheriff Joe Lombardo responded to Trump’s endorsement “I’m grateful to receive President Donald Trump’s endorsement today. From his tough on crime policies to his unwavering support of law enforcement, I know that there has been no greater friend to veterans and police officers than President Trump,” said Sheriff Lombardo. “As a veteran and law enforcement officer myself, I’m humbled to accept President Trump’s endorsement. I’m ready to get to work restoring law & order, fixing our education system, and building a strong economy in our great state as your next governor.” Sheriff Lombardo’s staff said there are no plans yet for fundraising events and/or rallies with President Trump and Sheriff Lombardo.