Navajo Nation vice president endorses president

In this image from video, Navajo Nation Vice President Myron Lizner speaks during the second night of the Republican National Convention on Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2020. (Courtesy of the Committee on Arrangements for the 2020 Republican National Committee via AP)

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UPDATED 1:51 AM PT – Wednesday, August 26, 2020

Navajo Nation Vice President Myron Lizner officially endorsed the President Trump for reelection. Lizer voiced his support of the president Tuesday night.

He expressed his gratitude to President Trump for ending the long fight to get Congress’ attention, which the Navajo people have struggled with. The Navajo Nation vice president added, his people had never been invited into the American dream until President Trump took office and made an effort to lend his aid.

“President Trump delivered the largest Financial funding package ever to Indian Country,” Lizner stated. “The $8 billion in CARES Act funding to Indian Country was a great start in alleviating the devastating effects that the COVID-19 pandemic has inflicted on our Indian tribes…I’m excited to endorse President Trump’s reelection.”

The president notably reactivated the White House Council on Native American Affairs, promoting prosperity within Navajo Nation and allowing easier communication as well as a stronger relationship between the two groups.

Lizner added that every meeting with the president was met with a strong attempt repair the broken relationship with the federal government.

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