The U.S. Chamber of Commerce, arguably the country’s most powerful business organization, endorsed Republican candidate Jake LaTurner Wednesday.
LaTurner, currently the Kansas State Treasurer, is running in the 2nd Congressional District against Democrat Michelle De La Isla.
“In difficult times, we are reminded of the importance of having leaders that understand the genius of the American system of government and free enterprise and who are willing to tackle the hard problems that confront our nation,” said U.S. Chamber CEO Thomas J. Donohue in a statement. “As our nation faces many challenges and is collectively working to not just reopen our economy but return to growth and expanded opportunities for all Americans, we need leaders like Jake LaTurner.
“He has a proven track record of leading responsibly and standing up for good policies. The U.S. Chamber is proud to endorse Jake and looks forward to partnering with him in the future,” said Donohue.
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