Donald Trump endorses Matt DePerno in crowded race to lead Michigan GOP
Former President Donald Trump arrives at a rally on April 2, 2022, near Washington, Michigan. - Scott Olson/Getty Images North America/TNS

LANSING, Mich. — Former President Donald Trump endorsed Matt DePerno on Friday night to become the next chairman of the Michigan Republican Party, a move that could boost the former attorney general candidate's support among GOP delegates in next month's state convention. DePerno, a lawyer from Kalamazoo, has been locked in a competitive and crowded race to lead the state GOP with 10 other hopefuls. He and Kristina Karamo, the Republican nominee for secretary of state last fall, have been widely viewed as the two top competitors for the seat. "Republicans in Michigan must unite and work togeth...