SOURCE: John Bolton PAC

John Bolton PAC

April 28, 2016 14:00 ET

Ambassador John Bolton Makes Contributions to 16 Campaigns for a Total of Nearly $100,000

With These Contributions, the John Bolton PAC Has Endorsed 37 Candidates and Contributed Nearly $290,000 Collectively to Maintain the House and Senate Majorities in 2016

WASHINGTON, DC--(Marketwired - April 28, 2016) - Ambassador John Bolton is proud to contribute to U.S. Congressional candidates French Hill (AR-2), Trent Franks (AZ-8), Ed Royce (CA-39), Dana Rohrabacher (CA-48), Darrell Issa (CA-49), Duncan Hunter (CA-50), Mario Diaz-Balart (FL-25), Carlos Curbelo (FL-26), Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (FL-27), David Young (IA-3), Steve King (IA-4), Adam Kinzinger (IL-16), and Steve Russell (OK-5), as well as U.S. Senate candidates Todd Young (IN), Richard Douglas (MD), and James Lankford (OK) for nearly $100,000 in contributions.

This announcement comes as part of a larger effort by Ambassador Bolton to ensure America elects officials who will vote for a strong national defense and keep America safe. In the 2016 cycle the Ambassador has endorsed 37 candidates for Congress and the John Bolton PAC has contributed nearly $290,000 to their respective campaigns. In 2014 the PAC was a major contributor in the midterm elections with 87 endorsements and PAC contributions.

"It is our mission to build on the historic majority that the John Bolton PAC helped elect in both the House and the Senate in 2014, and it is of the utmost importance that we keep these majorities intact for our next Republican president," said Ambassador John Bolton. "These individuals have a proven track record of fighting for strong national security and smart foreign policy positions that protect America's interests abroad," he said. "I am proud to help these fine candidates as they enter pivotal stages of their campaigns."

Statements from each candidate for Congress on the endorsement can be viewed here:

The John Bolton PAC is committed to supporting candidates for the House and Senate who believe in restoring America's national security and protecting the United States' vital freedoms at home through securing U.S. interests in an increasingly dangerous world.

About John Bolton PAC ( 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. 

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