South Texas Congressman and former Texas Secretary of State Henry Cuellar has endorsed Hillary Clinton for President in 2016.

  Cuellar is a long time backer of the former Senator and Secretary of State.  Cuellar as Clinton’s state co chair in 2008, and he hosted Mrs. Clinton and former President Bill Clinton at a Laredo fundraiser.

  “In 2016, we will have the opportunity to continue the progress by electing a strong, smart candiodate with universal name ID, proven records as both a legislator and a diplomat, a proven ability to raise huge amounts of money, and ha strong voter appeal across party lines,” Cuellar said.

  “Our party and our country need Hillary.  I look forward to campaigning for her again and helping elect the first woman President in history.”

  Cuellar said Clinton can ‘hit the ground running both as a candidate and President.’

  “She offers poise, experience, and leadership,” he said.