Ahead of RedState meeting, Jeb Bush picks up endorsements from Casey Cagle, Sam Olens

Consider the very early endorsements, from two influential gentlemen looking at the 2018 race for governor, as yet another outgrowth of the March 1 “SEC” primary.

Perhaps, too, these high-profile promises of support have something to do with U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz’ recent declaration that he considered the collective vote by several Southern states to be “a firewall” for his candidacy.

The statement from Cagle, via the Bush campaign:

And from Olens:

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Jim Galloway
Jim Galloway
Jim Galloway is a three-decade veteran of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution who writes the Political Insider blog and column.