L. Brooks Patterson endorses Bill Schuette for Michigan governor

'He will make an exceptional governor for Michigan'

Attorney General Bill Schuette discusses charges in connection to the Flint water crisis. (WDIV)

DETROIT - Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson is endorsing Attorney General Bill Schuette for Michigan governor. 

Schuette is running as a Republican candidate in the 2018 gubernatorial election. 

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"Bill Schuette has the vision and guts to push Michigan forward," said Patterson. "He is a no-nonsense leader who knows exactly what Michigan needs to do to bring more jobs, more growth, and more families to our state. I am proud to offer my endorsement of Bill Schuette and am confident he will make an exceptional Governor for Michigan."

Schuette also has been endorsed by President Donald Trump, three-term Michigan Governor John Engler, former Secretary of State Candice Miller, Congressman John Moolenaar, Congressman Dave Trott, and Michigan's Republican National Committeewoman Kathy Berden. 

"Brooks Patterson has done a first-rate job of transforming Oakland County into one of the nation's best places to plant your flag and raise your family," said Schuette. "Under his leadership, Oakland County has reached full-employment and attracted companies from all over the globe. That is the same vision I have for our two peninsulas and one Michigan. I am honored to have Brooks Patterson's support and grateful for the wisdom and counsel he shares with me. Together, we will make Michigan reach higher than ever before."

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