5/12/16, "The Latest: House committee chairs endorse Donald Trump," AP, via WAOW.com, ABC, Central Wisconsin
"Republican Donald Trump's presidential campaign is announcing new endorsements from several House committee chairs ahead of his trip Thursday to Washington.
In a press release posted on his Facebook page Wednesday evening, Trump announced the backing of
House Budget Committee Chairman Tom Price of Georgia,
Rules Committee Chairman Pete Sessions of Texas,
Agriculture Committee Chairman Mike Conaway of Texas, and
Lamar Smith of Texas, who chairs the Science, Space and Technology Committee.
Trump already had the public backing of Reps. Candice Miller, Jeff Miller and Bill Schuster, also committee chairs.
The seven say in a joint statement that the path for Republicans winning in November "comes through unity."
"It is paramount that we coalesce around the Republican nominee," they say."