Russell Coleman Endorsed by Top Conservatives

August 11, 2022

Trump’s Attorney General Matthew Whitaker Signs up for Team Coleman

CRESTWOOD, Ky. (August 11, 2022) – Kentucky Attorney General Candidate Russell Coleman announced 15 additional high-profile endorsements today, including President Trump’s Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker. More than 90 leading officials publicly support Coleman’s pro-life, pro-police and pro-family campaign to be the Commonwealth’s top cop. The most qualified candidate for Attorney General in Kentucky history continues to rack up widespread support.

“I had the great privilege to work with Russell Coleman as we carried out President Trump’s assignment: Make America Safe Again,” said former Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker. “Russell is a relentless conservative fighter committed to defending our values and keeping families safe from the dangerous drugs coming across the Mexican border and the horror of violent crime. He was one of the best U.S. Attorneys in the country, and I know he’ll make an outstanding Kentucky Attorney General.”

Louis Kelly, Commonwealth’s Attorney for Boone and Gallatin Counties, also endorsed Coleman, noting his commitment to reducing opioid and drug abuse in communities of all sizes across Kentucky. “I have seen the damage that the drug epidemic has caused on a community and its families. There is no one more qualified or determined to tackle this issue than Russell Coleman. Our state needs Russell’s leadership and experience to keep Kentuckians—both in urban and rural areas—safe.”

New Endorsements:

Matthew Whitaker
President Trump’s Acting Attorney General
U.S. Department of JusticeFormer Representative Robert Benvenuti 
Fayette CountyRepresentative Ken Fleming
Jefferson & Oldham Counties

Representative Kim Moser
Kenton County

Judge/Executive Kenny Imes
Calloway County

Jake Staton
Clinton County Circuit Court Clerk

Sheriff Will Gilbert
Carlisle County

Sheriff Ryan Norman
McCracken County

 

Senator Stephen Meredith
Breckinridge, Butler, Grayson, Meade & Ohio CountiesRepresentative Randy Bridges 
Livingston & McCracken CountiesRepresentative Mary Beth Imes
Calloway & Trigg Counties

Representative Melinda Gibbons Prunty
Butler & Muhlenberg Counties

Judge/Executive Dan Ison
Shelby County

Hon. Louis Kelly
Commonwealth’s Attorney
Boone & Gallatin Counties

Sheriff Mark Moore
Shelby County

 

 

 

“I will work tirelessly to keep families safe in every corner of our Commonwealth from the violent criminals and drug traffickers who threaten our way of life,” said Coleman, Republican Candidate for Attorney General. “I am honored by the support of everyone who has joined our campaign. In the months ahead, I’ll continue to share my vision for a safer and stronger Kentucky that Backs the Blue, stands up for life and is a place we can all be proud to call home.”

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