HARRISBURG (KDKA) – Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf has thrown his endorsement behind former Vice President Joe Biden.
“This November, Pennsylvanians have a choice in who will navigate us through the long, arduous process of recovery,” Gov. Wolf said in a statement. “I believe that Joe Biden is the strong, steady, leader who can best heal our deep divides and enact legislation to lift up all working Pennsylvanians. Now more than ever, Pennsylvania needs a partner in Washington. We need a champion for our working families, who can make quality health care and education accessible to all families, and won’t boost corporations and rich CEOs at the expense of middle-class people in our state. I’m proud to endorse Joe Biden for President because we desperately need strong leadership in the Oval Office.”READ MORE: 1 Taken To Hospital After Uptown Pittsburgh Shooting
The endorsement comes in the wake of polling data showing that a majority of Pennsylvanians believe that Governor Wolf is doing a good job handling the coronavirus pandemic.READ MORE: Pennsylvania Officials Recapture Nearly $800 Million In Unemployment Benefits From Fraudsters
Joe Biden, the former Vice President is also a Scranton, Pa.-native. He has also received endorsements from Rep. Bob Casey, Rep. Conor Lamb, and former Pennsylvania Governor Ed Rendell.MORE NEWS: Not Every Ride Will Be Running When Kennywood Opens In May
Gov. Wolf and Biden are scheduled to speak at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday morning.