RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - Mitt Romney today announced the support of Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell.
The announcement is only a day ahead of the South Carolina primary.
"Governor McDonnell's leadership in Virginia is an example for the rest of the nation," said Mitt Romney.
"Governor McDonnell has used the conservative principles of keeping taxes and spending low and creating a fair regulatory climate to make Virginia a top destination for job creators. These same principles can be used in Washington to fix our economy and make government accountable to the taxpayers. I am proud to have his support and look forward to working with Governor McDonnell."
McDonnell is in New York City Friday morning for a state-related economic development meeting, but will fly to South Carolina in the afternoon to join Romney.