The following is a reprint (excluding the footnotes) of the Wikipedia article List of Republicans opposing Donald Trump presidential campaign, 2016. It’s a veritable who’s-who of the neocon establishment. Our thanks to Eric Zeusse for bringing it to our attention.
George H. W. Bush, President of the United States (1989–93); Vice President of the United States (1981–89) (sources say he will vote for Hillary Clinton)
Former 2016 Republican presidential primary candidates
All candidates signed a pledge to eventually support the party nominee. The following have refused to honor it.
- Jeb Bush, Governor of Florida (1999–2007)
- Carly Fiorina, CEO of Hewlett-Packard (1999–2005); 2010 nominee for U.S. Senator from California (withdrew endorsement, called on Trump to withdraw his candidacy)
- Lindsey Graham, United States Senator from South Carolina (2003–present)
- John Kasich, Governor of Ohio (2011–present); U.S. Representative from Ohio (1983–2001) (wrote in John McCain)…
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