All Republicans who have signed Joe Biden for president


Although Trump has largely taken control of the Republican Party and the loyalty of GOP officials, a number of prominent former GOP officials, and even some of his ex-associates, have come out in favor of former Vice President Joe Biden .


Former Gov. John Kasich, who challenged Trump for the 2016 GOP nomination, has been one of Biden’s most vocal Republican supporters, praising his “experience and his wisdom and decency” at the Democratic convention on Monday.

Biden has won the notes of four Republican cabinet secretaries; Obama Administration Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel and Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood, and Secretary of State Bush Administration Colin Powell and EPA Director Christine Whitman, who appeared alongside Kasich at the DNC.

Anthony Scaramucci, who served only two weeks as Trump’s White House communications director, endorsed Biden and called Trump “crazy,” while former Homeland Security chief of staff Miles Taylor accused Trump of harassing blue states and alleged “magical authorities.” above the law.

Carly Fiorina, a former Hewlett Packard CEO and GOP presidential candidate who was briefly the running mate of Senator Ted Cruz (R-Tex.), Said she could not support Trump and that “elections are binary options”, while Meg Whitman, another Hewlett Packard CEO, told the DNC on Monday that Trump “has no idea how to run a business, let alone an economy.”

Former New York Rep. Susan Molinari also spoke at the Democratic convention on Monday, joining former Hawaii Rep. Charles Djou and Joe Walsh of Illinois, a former tea party that challenged Trump for the 2020 GOP nomination and in March voted for Biden in the Illinois Open Democratic primary, calling Trump a “terrible man” who “must be defeated.”

Cindy McCain, the widow of Senator John McCain and mother of The view host Meghan McCain (who also signed Biden) told a video for the Democratic convention that described her deceased husband’s “unlikely friendship” with Biden.

Former Pennsylvania Representative Charlie Dent signed Biden ahead of the third night of the Democratic convention, declaring, “It’s a sad state of affairs when a president signs a 9/11 truther,” referring to Trump’s embrace of Georgia Congress candidate Marjorie Taylor Greene.

A group of 73 former U.S. National Security Agency officials in the Republican administration, including former CIA and FBI chiefs and Trump administration officials, endorsed Biden, claiming that Trump’s “corrupt behavior” disqualified him. to serve as president. “

Former Trump assistant director of Homeland Security Elizabeth Neumann accused Trump of ignoring the threat of domestic terrorism and early pandemic warnings, claiming he gave “permission” to white supremacists.

On the first morning of the GOP convention, the Biden campaign released a list of 27 former GOP legislators, including Rep. Bob Inglis of South Carolina, rep. Jim Kolbe of Arizona, rep. Jim Greenwood of Pennsylvania, rep. Jim Leach of Iowa and Mickey Edwards of Oklahoma.

On Day Three of the GOP Convention, Former Republican Senator and Clinton Secretary of Defense Bill Cohen of Maine signed Biden, blows Trump’s “failed leadership” over coronavirus and calls Biden “a leader with optimism and power who gives us hope.”

On the last day of the convention, groups of more than 100 McCain 2008 and 30 Romney 2012 campaign staff signed Biden, along with a group of nearly two dozen employees of George W. Bush’s campaign and administration.

Key background

Numerous Republican media figures, campaign strategists and government officials have even organized PACs dedicated to supporting Biden, such as Republican voters against Trump and, more recently, 43 alumni for Biden. The most striking among them is the Lincoln Project, whose scathing attack ads on Trump have captured the hearts of anti-Trump resistance-minded Democrats.

Surprising fact

The last living former Republican president, George W. Bush, has said he does not support Trump. His brother Jeb Bush will not be either, the former governor of Florida who was mercilessly ridiculed by Trump when they fought for the GOP nomination in 2016. Trump’s former Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis and former chief of staff and secretary to Homeland Security John Kelly has both voiced opposition to Trump as well, with Mattis calling him “the first president in my life not to try to unite the American people – not even willing to try” and Kelly said he wanted “we had some extra choices. ” Other former Trump officials have also spoken out against him, including Homeland Security adviser Tom Bossert, communications officer Omarosa Manigault, National Economic Council director Gary Cohn, Navy Secretary Richard Spencer, State Secretary Rex Tillerson and National Security adviser John Bolton.

Large number

5. That’s how many sitting Republican senators dare to vote against Trump, according to Senator Chris Coons (D-Del.). Senator Mitt Romney (R-Utah) has said he will not vote for Trump and can enroll his wife, while Senator Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) said she “wrestles” with the decision. Rep. Francis Rooney (R-Fla.) Has also said he will not vote for Trump and is considering a vote for Biden.