WASHINGTON, Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Ambassador John Bolton endorses four Florida Congressional candidates. Citing the importance of the electoral map in Florida, Bolton's PAC also contributes to the GOP candidates' campaigns to ensure each has the resources needed to win in November. The candidates include Rep. Ron DeSantis (FL-6), Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart (FL-25), Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (FL-27), and Carlos Curbelo running to represent Florida's 26(th) district.
Bolton is committed to supporting candidates for elected office who believe in protecting the United States' vital freedoms at home through securing American interests in a challenging world. The John Bolton PAC and John Bolton Super PAC have raised a combined $4.5 million to date with over $3 million cash on hand.
"Going into 2016, the importance of succeeding in Florida can't be understated," said Bolton. "I'm committed to helping Florida Republicans win this November so that come 2016 we're able to create the change America needs." Further statements from Bolton on each candidate endorsement:
-- Rep. Ron DeSantis (FL-6): "As a former JAG Officer and current Navy reserve, Ron is a leader and understands the importance of a strong U.S. national security policy." -- Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart (FL-25): "Mario has been representing South Florida for over two decades. He understand the need for strong national security policy and is the right person to represent the 25(th) district." -- Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (FL-27): "Ileana understands this is a changing and challenging world. As the former Chairwoman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, she has become a leader on American foreign policy." -- Carlos Curbelo (FL-26): "The son of Cuban immigrants, Carlos represents a new generation of Republican leadership that will bring new ideas and direction to Congress."
Ambassador Bolton's PAC has endorsed and made contributions to 17 candidates, including U.S. Senate candidates former Sen. Scott Brown (NH), Thom Tillis (NC), Ed Gillespie (VA), Rep. Tom Cotton (AR), Joni Ernst (IA), Terri Lynn Land (MI), and Leader Mitch McConnell (KY), along with U.S. House of Representatives candidates Will Hurd (TX-23), Martha McSally (AZ-2), Barbara Comstock (VA-10), Rep. Adam Kinzinger (IL-16), former Rep. Robert Dold (IL-10), and Rep. Mike Pompeo (KA-4).
About John Bolton PAC (www.boltonpac.com): 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.
Sarah Tinsley, Director
SOURCE John Bolton PAC