"Most Hated Man in America" Says He'd Only Vote for Donald Trump "With a Gun to My Head"

"Most Hated Man in America" Says He'd Only Vote for Donald Trump "With a Gun to My Head"
Source: AP
Source: AP

So much for that endorsement.

Martin Shkreli, the reviled former pharmaceutical CEO who once raised the price of an HIV drug by 5,000%, reneged his apparent endorsement of presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump late Monday, saying he plans to abstain from voting for "crap candidates" in November.

Read more: Pharma Bro Martin Shkreli Just Endorsed (You Guessed It) Donald Trump

Shkreli, nicknamed "Pharma Bro," had endorsed Trump last Thursday in a tweet, despite Trump once calling Shkreli a "disgrace" and a "spoiled brat."

"I haven't been called by the Trump camp. I support him vs. Hillary," Trump tweeted. "He should find a VP candidate who is seasoned in politics, an ugly game."

It's unlikely that the Trump campaign is losing sleep over Shkreli's reneged endorsement. Shkreli — who's also earned the title of "the most hated man in America" — is currently awaiting trial on federal securities fraud charges.

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Emily C. Singer

Emily C. Singer, née Cahn, is a senior writer for Mic covering politics. She is based in New York and can be reached at esinger@mic.com

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