“I know from first hand experience the breadth of his intellect and the expansiveness of his heart,” she wrote in the posts.
Marianne Williamson throws support behind Yang in Iowa caucuses
Yang said on Thursday that he is “very grateful” for Williamson’s support, writing in a tweet that he’s “learned a lot from Marianne and continue to do so.”
Williamson’s announcement comes less than two weeks before the state holds the first contest of this year’s nominating process. Yang, an entrepreneur whose campaign is centered on his proposal of a universal basic income of $1,000 a month to address economic inequality, has struggled to gain a significant amount of traction thus far. A CNN/Des Moines Register/Mediacom poll taken earlier this month by likely caucusgoers in Iowa showed him at 5%.