Washington, D.C., Nov. 17, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Ambassador John Bolton announced today that he will endorse Amie Hoeber for the U.S. House of Representatives in Maryland’s 6th Congressional District. In addition to the endorsement, the John Bolton PAC will make a $10,000 contribution to Hoeber’s campaign. The endorsement comes as part of a larger effort by Ambassador Bolton to ensure that top foreign-policy-minded candidates are elected to Congress.

“Amie is a national security expert and business leader who has what it takes to be an effective member of Congress,” said Ambassador Bolton. “As a former Deputy Under Secretary of the Army, Amie worked to strengthen America’s defense and national security. In the Pentagon, Amie led efforts to protect our troops from chemical and unconventional weapons. Her experience strengthening our resolve and protecting the homeland make her a valuable addition to Congress, and I am proud to endorse her candidacy.”

Amie Hoeber on the endorsement:

"I am grateful for Ambassador Bolton’s endorsement,” said Hoeber. “We both have concerns about American security, domestically and abroad. In Congress, I will work with the Ambassador and others to re-establish America’s role as a world leader.  As a member of Congress, I will represent all of my constituents."

With this announcement, Ambassador Bolton has endorsed 19 candidates for U.S. Congress and his PAC has contributed a collective $185,000, which is the most contributed by a leadership PAC in 2017. For the 2016 elections, the John Bolton PAC contributed a total of $680,000 and endorsed 94 candidates, making it the most active leadership PAC in the country, and earning the PAC numerous industry awards.

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.

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Kenny Cunningham
John Bolton PAC 
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kc@prismgroup.global