More Republican ‘swamp creatures’ surface to endorse Joe Biden


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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