John Bolton returns to PACs after leaving White House
Then-national security advisor John Bolton during a meeting on Aug. 29, 2019. Photo: Yuri Oreshkin\TASS via Getty Images
Former national security adviser John Bolton resumed his old job Friday as the head of 2 political action committees and announced $10,000 donations to 5 Republican candidates running in 2020 after President Trump ousted him from the White House earlier this week, according to a press release.
- Axios' Margaret Talev emails: Without mentioning his concerns about Trump's penchant for meeting with rogue actors, Bolton said the John Bolton PAC and John Bolton Super PAC seek a "dependable U.S. national security policy, resting on constancy and resolve" and an understanding on the threats to the U.S. including from Iran and North Korea.
Details: Bolton said his PACS are supporting:
- Sen. Tom Cotton (R-Ark.),
- Sen. Cory Gardner (R-Colo.),
- Sen. Thom Tillis (R-N.C.),
- Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-Ill.)
- Rep. Lee Zeldin (R-N.Y.).
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