Donald Trump Encourages Joy Villa to Run for Congress

WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 4: Singer Joy Villa joins demonstrators near the Washington Monument during the March4Trump on March 4, 2017 in Washington, DC. Supporters gathered in cities nationwide to voice support for President Donald Trump. (Photo by Aaron P. Bernstein/Getty Images)
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President Donald Trump signaled support for singer Joy Villa, who expressed interest in running for Congress in a Fox News interview Friday morning.

“Good luck to Joy Villa on her decision to enter the wonderful world of politics,” he wrote on Twitter. “She has many fans!”

Villa appeared on Fox & Friends declaring that she wanted to run for Congress as a Republican.

“It’s time we have strong women who step up, run, win, and support the president,” she said, signaling interest in running for Congress in California and New York:

After the segment, Villa appeared overjoyed by the president’s encouragement: