Washington, D.C., March 14, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Ambassador John Bolton announced his endorsement of Representative Steve King for re-election to the U.S. House of Representatives from Iowa’s 4th Congressional District. Additionally, the John Bolton PAC will contribute $10,000 to Rep. King’s campaign. Ambassador Bolton has endorsed 35 candidates in the 2018 election cycle and his leadership PAC has contributed a collective $315,000 to the campaigns. This announcement highlights Ambassador Bolton’s continued commitment to ensuring Republicans maintain control of Congress. 

Ambassador Bolton on his endorsement:

“Representative King has long understood that America is best defended through a strong military presence and his record in Congress reflects that,” said Ambassador Bolton. “He has advocated increasing the size of America’s military and providing our troops with the resources they need to defend our nation. Steve knows that rogue nations like Iran pose serious threats to America and he has been a strong voice in the fight against terrorism. I am proud to once again endorse Steve for re-election to the U.S. House of Representatives and I know that he will continue to be a leader on foreign policy decisions in Congress.”

Rep. Steve King (IA-4) on Ambassador Bolton’s endorsement

“Ambassador John Bolton is one of the most experienced and sharpest geopolitical chess players of our time,” said Rep. King. “He understands the importance of American exceptionalism and of keeping America’s preeminent place in the world. I am honored to have Ambassador Bolton’s endorsement and look forward to our continued work together on issues of foreign policy and national security.”

Ambassador Bolton, through his PAC and the John Bolton Super PAC, has demonstrated a continued progression of influence in House and Senate elections. In 2016 the John Bolton PAC contributed a total of $680,000 and endorsed 94 candidates, which made it the most active leadership PAC in the country, and earned the PAC numerous industry awards.


About the 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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CONTACT: Kenny Cunningham
John Bolton PAC