Former alumni of George W. Bush sign Biden

Nearly two dozen former officials who have served in the administration of President George W. Bush signed Democratic presidential candidate Joe BidenJoe Biden The memo: Trump uses convention to target key states Pence condemns Kenosha violence, supports police in convention speech Biden praises Milwaukee Bucks response to Jacob Blake shoots MORE on Thursday.

An announcement from the group first received by Politico highlighted the remarks of Carlos Gutierrez, Bush’s former secretary of commerce, and a number of other former officials.

“Ultimately, we are looking for a president to lead. We need someone who will correct quickly and show us the way forward. We need Joe Biden to bring character, integrity and decency back to the White House,” he wrote. the Bush alumni in the announcement, which was shared by the Biden campaign.

“We need to step up, get out of our comfort zone, and vote for Joe Biden. It’s time we took initiative in our communities and networks to stand up for character, integrity, decency and leadership. We the people need to step up and vote for us. conscience so that Joe Biden can lead this country in the future, ‘they added.

President TrumpDonald John The Memo: Trump Uses Convention to Focus on Major States Conway Hots Trump as ‘Women’s Champion’ Former ‘Celebrity Apprentice’ Star Trace Adkins Sings at GOP Congress MOREAttempts to win re-election have been resisted for months by Republican strategists and activists, including former Sen. Steve Schmidt. John McCainJohn Sidney McCain Lincoln Project Republican Says Trumps Supporters of The Hill’s 12:30 Report: Sights and Sounds of GOP Convention Evening 1 Read meat for the right wing will be the main trial at RNC MORE‘s (R-Ariz.) 2008 presidential campaign manager, formed the Lincoln Project earlier this year in an attempt to block President Trump’s re-election bid.

Other former assistants of McCain and Sen. Mitt RomneyWillard (Mitt) Mitt RomneyChuck Todd: Campaigns think ‘Trump could outperform’ with Black voters, ‘care’ in Biden camp Kentucky AG Daniel Cameron tells Biden that he ‘is not in chains’, says Trump Trump Jr. trying to elect ‘new blood’ to Republican party MORE (R-Utah), the 2012 GOP presidential candidate, also announced its support for Biden.

And a group of former Trump administration officials, led by former Homeland Security chief of staff Miles Taylor, moved this month to form a group dedicated to Biden’s election. That group is likely looking for dozens of former GOP officials for their own anti-Trump efforts.

Biden leads the president in battlefield states seen as key to the November election, but the race has intensified in recent weeks and he now leads the president with some figures in several states.