Ambassador John Bolton Endorses Rep. Mike Lawler for U.S. House of Representatives for New York’s Seventeenth District

Washington D.C. – Former Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs,  Ambassador John R. Bolton, announced the John Bolton PAC’s endorsement of  Rep. Mike Lawler to the U.S. House of Representatives from New York’s Seventeenth  District. Additionally, the John Bolton PAC will make a contribution of $10,000 to his  reelection campaign.  

Statement by Ambassador John Bolton:  

“I’m endorsing Representative Mike Lawler because he understands that peace can  only be achieved through strength. Since arriving in Washington last year, Mike has  been a trusted voice in the Committee on Foreign Affairs and stood up to Joe Biden’s  weakness on the world stage. Congressman Lawler is a dedicated public servant who  has proven he’ll do whatever it takes to get America back on the right track.” 

Statement by Representative Mike Lawler:  

“I’m thankful to Ambassador Bolton for his years of service. I deeply understand the  importance of American leadership on the global stage and know that we cannot shy  away from our responsibility on this front. Whether it’s supporting our allies overseas,  including Israel, Ukraine, and Taiwan, or investing in our military, I will never back away  from supporting America’s important role in preserving peace, freedom, and  democracy.” 

About the John Bolton PAC ( Through his PAC, SuperPAC and Foundation,  Ambassador John Bolton defends America by raising the importance of national security in public  discourse and supporting candidates who believe in strong national security policies. Ambassador Bolton  has worked hard to restore conservative leadership, which must reverse the recent policies of drift,  decline, and defeat. America must rise to the occasion and acknowledge the indispensable role we play  in the world. Through 2022, Ambassador Bolton has endorsed over 250 candidates and raised nearly $30  million for his organizations. 


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.