With former President Donald Trump's announcement earlier this week that he was un-endorsing U.S. Rep. Mo Brooks (R-Huntsville) and would be endorsing a new candidate, who that candidate will be remains unknown.

On Friday's broadcast of Alabama Public Television's "Capitol Journal," former Business Council of Alabama head Katie Britt, one of the frontrunners vying for the Republican nomination, revealed she wanted the former president to endorse her candidacy.

Britt offered details about a meeting she and her husband, Wesley, had with Trump at Mar-a-Lago in Palm Beach, Fla. and what she highlighted with the hopes of wooing his support.

"I had the opportunity to sit down with him - Wesley and I did," she said. "It was a great conversation. He and Wesley got to catch up a little bit about the Super Bowl and things like that. We got to update him on the race. We got to tell him about our grassroots campaign."

She said that nobody is outworking her campaign and that the people of Alabama are worth it.  She said that in one week they crisscross the state, going from Marshall County to Baldwin County to Sumter County to Blount County to Jefferson County.

"So, we told him about the schedule we're keeping, about how we're working hard to earn the support of Alabamians across this state," she added. "We've been talking about the America First agenda. People miss him (Trump) all across the state. We had an opportunity to talk about that... talk about the number of people investing in this campaign from Alabama. People want new blood. They want fresh blood. They want someone who will go fight for our values and fight for the people. And that message is resonating, and it was incredible to be able to give that to him and certainly earn his support as well."

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