WASHINGTON, DC--(Marketwired - June 23, 2016) - Ambassador John Bolton announced today his endorsement of Marco Rubio (R-FL) for the U.S. Senate and Ron DeSantis (FL-6) for the U.S. House of Representatives. The endorsement comes after Rubio's statement that he will run for re-election to the Senate, and is part of a larger effort by Ambassador Bolton to ensure Republicans maintain their majority in Congress.
Statements from Ambassador Bolton on the candidates:
On Representative DeSantis: "As chairman of the Subcommittee on National Security, Ron DeSantis' voice has been critical in keeping America safe," said Ambassador John Bolton. "We cannot afford to lose his leadership in Congress, and Ron has my endorsement and a contribution from the John Bolton PAC, which gave $10,000 to his campaign. Ron has a bright future in Florida politics, and I will support him as he continues to serve this nation's interests and the people of his district in the House of Representatives."
On Senator Rubio: "Marco Rubio has proven himself to be a valuable asset to the United States during his time in the Senate," said Ambassador John Bolton. "He is one of the most powerful voices in the areas of foreign affairs and national security, and we cannot afford to lose his presence at a time when our nation is facing terrorism at home and abroad. Due to his track record and experience, and my great concern for our nation's security, I am supporting Senator Rubio for re-election to the United States Senate."
Ambassador Bolton will continue to endorse candidates in the months ahead of the November elections.
About John Bolton PAC (www.boltonpac.com): The John Bolton PAC was founded by former U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. John R. Bolton to raise the importance of American national security in federal elections. The PAC will support and contribute to candidates who are committed to restoring strong American economic and national security policies that secure America's interests in a challenging world.