He threw his support behind presumptive nominee Mitt Romney Wednesday. While at a meeting of the Congressional Tea Party Caucus, Cain said now was the time for Republicans to come together in order to beat President Obama in the November election.
This is his third endorsement after dropping out of the race. In January, Cain endorsed then-candidate Newt Gingrich, after Cain's own campaign ended. He first unconventionally endorsed "the people", saying it was the beginning of a political revolution.