Aug 27, 2020 - Politics & Policy

2 George W. Bush Cabinet secretaries endorse Biden

Carlos Gutierrez

Former Secretary of Commerce Carlos Gutierrez. Photo: Matt McClain for The Washington Post via Getty Images

Former Secretary of Commerce Carlos Gutierrez and former Secretary of Agriculture Ann Veneman, who both served in the George W. Bush administration, endorsed Joe Biden on Thursday.

Why it matters: They join the more than 225 Bush administration officials who have endorsed the Democratic nominee as part of the organization 43 Alumni for Joe Biden. Other big names include Bush's director of national intelligence John Negroponte and EPA Administrator Christine Todd Whitman.

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