Trump garners two more endorsements in U.S. Congress

File photo of Republican U.S. presidential candidate Trump delivering foreign policy speech at the Mayflower Hotel in WashingtonBy Richard Cowan WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump on Thursday won endorsements from two more U.S. Congress members as he battled to be his party’s nominee. Of the 300 Republicans in Congress – 246 in the House of Representatives and 54 in the Senate – Trump now had the explicit support of 11 with the newly announced public backing by Representatives Jeff Miller of Florida and Bill Shuster of Pennsylvania. Trump, a billionaire businessman, U.S. Senator Ted Cruz of Texas and Ohio Governor John Kasich were vying for the nomination to represent the Republican Party in the Nov. 8 general election.

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