WMUR: Scott Brown gets praise from The Donald
Donald Trump has opinions. He knows who is likes. He knows who he dislikes. He will basically tell you anything if you ask him the right way.
So when a local radio host asked Trump if he likes soon-to-be New Hampshire U.S. Senate candidate Scott Brown, Trump said he did.
Appearing on "New Hampshire Today with Jack Heath" on Manchester-based WGIR-AM Tuesday morning, Trump said would probably endorse Brown.
"I think I would. I think he is a good man. I think he’s done a good job. He was in a tough area if you are a Republican certainly and to get elected one time was sort of amazing actually and now he is in a little bit of a different location," Trump said. "I love New Hampshire. I have been to New Hampshire many times. I think he can do it."
Trump later said that Brown has "a very good chance of winning" this fall over Democratic incumbent Jeanne Shaheen.
State Democratic Party Chair Ray Buckley was not impressed with the Trump endorsement.
"Another billionaire is joining the Scott Brown Appreciation Club. I wonder if Trump will ask him for his birth certificate," said Buckley.
Of course, Brown will first have to get through a Republican primary before taking on Shaheen.
Trump was on the New Hampshire radio station in advance of his second trip to the state this year. He will speak at the Americans for Prosperity Freedom Summit with potential Republican presidential candidates.
As for running for president himself, he said he would prefer not to, but he would need to see how the rest of the 2014 election year would play out.