More Republican ‘swamp creatures’ surface to endorse Joe Biden

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More Republican ‘swamp creatures’ surface to endorse Joe Biden

The Democractic presidential hopeful is garnering more support from the opposition, this time ex-governors

Tim Reid

Nearly 100 Republican and independent leaders were due to endorse Democrat Joe Biden for US president on Thursday, including one-time 2020 Republican presidential candidate Bill Weld and the former Republican governors of Michigan and New Jersey, people involved in the effort said.

The latest Republican-led effort to oppose the re-election of President Donald Trump also includes current and former Republicans in the key battleground state of Michigan that will help decide the outcome of the November 3 election, the group’s members said.

Called “Republicans and Independents for Biden”, the group is headed by Christine Todd Whitman, a former Republican governor of New Jersey who has become one of Trump’s fiercest critics and who spoke at the recent Democratic National Convention in support of Biden...

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