List of Republicans opposing Trump


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.

Former Presidents

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)[1][2]

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)[3]
  • 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)[4][5]
  • Lindsey Graham, United States Senator from South Carolina (2003–present)[6]
  • John Kasich, Governor of Ohio (2011–present); U.S. Representative from Ohio (1983–2001)[7] (wrote in John McCain)…

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