Ambassador John Bolton Endorses Five Incumbents For Reelection


September 13, 2019
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Washington D.C. – Former Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs, Ambassador John R. Bolton, announced today the resumption of the John Bolton PAC and the John Bolton Super PAC. He also announced the John Bolton PAC’s endorsement of the following five federal candidates running in 2020: Sen. Tom Cotton of Arkansas, Sen. Cory Gardner of Colorado, Sen. Thom Tillis of North Carolina, Rep. Adam Kinzinger (IL-16), and Rep. Lee Zeldin (NY-01). Additionally, the John Bolton PAC will contribute $10,000 to each candidate’s primary and general election campaigns for a total of $50,000. Ambassador Bolton has endorsed each of these candidates in previous election cycles. 

“The John Bolton PAC and John Bolton Super PAC seek a strong, clear, and dependable U.S. national security policy, resting on constancy and resolve,” said Ambassador Bolton. “The experience that these incumbent members of Congress have provides them with a remarkable understanding and knowledge of the threats we face from international terrorism and rogue regimes such as Iran and North Korea.” 

Since 2014, the John Bolton PAC has contributed $1,504,500 to 219 federal and state candidates. During this same time, the John Bolton Super PAC has spent $6,183,797 on independent expenditures in support of strong national security policies.  ###

About the John Bolton PAC ( The John Bolton PAC was founded by Ambassador John R. Bolton to stress 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. 


Ambassador John Bolton, a diplomat and a lawyer, has spent many years in public service. He served as the U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations in 2005-2006. He was Under Secretary of State for Arms Control and International Security from 2001 to 2005. In the Reagan Administration, he was an Assistant Attorney General.