McMaster and Others Support Trump

Nobel Peace Prize Nomination

Seth Stokes
May 15, 2018 - 10:47 am

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Governor Henry McMaster today announced that a group of Republican governors have signed a letter of support for President Donald Trump’s nomination to receive the Nobel Peace Prize for his transformative efforts to bring peace to the Korean peninsula. Along with McMaster, six governors signed the letter, to include Gov. Kay Ivey, Gov. Jeff Colyer, Gov. Eddie Baza Calvo, Gov. Phil Bryant, Gov. Paul LePage, and Gov. Jim Justice.

To view the governor’s letter, click here.

In part, the letter reads: “We, the undersigned governors of the United States of America, support the nomination of President Donald. J. Trump, by members of the United States Congress, to receive the 2019 Nobel Peace Prize for his transformative efforts to bring peace to the Korean peninsula after more than 60 years of conflict and division.

“Though, he has only been in office one year, President Trump has achieved an unprecedented victory for global peace and security. The President’s firm stance against nuclearization, coupled with his willingness to engage one-on-one with Pyongyang, has succeeded in opening new avenues of cooperation, friendship and unity between the two Koreas – and the rest of the world. …

“After nearly two decades of gridlock and global anxiety surrounding North Korea’s nuclear program, we are now, at last, on the precipice of peace. There is but one new variable: President Donald J. Trump and his successful policy of security through strength. There is no one more deserving of the Nobel Peace Prize.”

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