Former Senator Slade Gorton endorses Evan McMullin


Former senator Slade Gorton

Press release from, September 2nd, 2016:

SEATTLE, WA – Former United States Senator Slade Gorton (R-WA) today endorsed Evan McMullin for President of the United States.

“Evan represents a new generation of American leadership,” said Gorton. “I am deeply impressed with Evan’s knowledge, seriousness, and his unique background. He’s the kind of leader who can unify America in a time when both major party candidates have divided it.”

Gorton, a deeply respected two-term Republican U.S. Senator from Washington State, served in the U.S. Senate from 1981-87 and from 1989-2001. He was a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, served on the 9/11 Commission and now serves on the board of the bipartisan Partnership for a Secure America. He began his career in the Washington State House of Representatives, then served as
Washington Attorney General.

“I am deeply honored by Senator Gorton’s support,” said McMullin. “His decades of public service were marked by a strong commitment to keeping our nation safe, in seeking bipartisan solutions for our toughest national problems, and in working to enhance our economy through both trade and technology. I look forward to Slade’s counsel and knowledge in the coming campaign.”

For more information contact:

Rick Wilson 202-670-4320
Rina Shah 202-507-9583

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