List of Donald Trump 2016 presidential campaign endorsements

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This is a list of notable individuals and organizations who voiced their endorsement for the office of the president, including those who subsequently retracted or withheld their endorsement, of Donald Trump as the Republican Party's presidential nominee for the 2016 U.S. presidential election.

Endorsements

Former U.S. federal government

Vice Presidents

Vice President Dick Cheney in 2003
Vice President Dan Quayle in 1989

Federal Cabinet-level officials

Federal departmental officials

U.S. Department of Agriculture

  • Charles F. Conner, former United States Deputy Secretary of Agriculture (2005–09)[6]

U.S. Department of Defense

U.S. Department of Energy

  • William Flynn Martin, United States Deputy Secretary of Energy (1986–88)[13]

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

  • Don M. Newman, United States Deputy Secretary of Health and Human Services (1985–89)[13]

U.S. Department of State

  • Robert B. Charles, Assistant Secretary of State for International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (2003–05)[13]
  • Liz Cheney, former Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Near Eastern Affairs and head of the Middle East Partnership Initiative[19]

U.S. Department of Justice

  • Peter Ferrara, former Associate Deputy Attorney General (1991–93)[20]

Independent agencies and commissions

U.S. Ambassadors

  • Charles L. Glazer, El Salvador (2007–09)[24]
  • G. Philip Hughes, Barbados, Dominica, St Lucia, Antigua, St. Vincent, and St. Christopher-Nevis-Anguilla (1990–93)[13]
  • Douglas Kmiec, Malta (2009–11)[25]
  • John D. Ong, Norway (2002–05)[13]
  • Francis Rooney, Holy See (2005–08)[26]
  • Faith Whittlesey, Switzerland (1981–83, 1985–88)[9]

White House staff

U.S. Congress

U.S. Senators

Current

Former

U.S. Representatives

Current

Former

U.S. state officials

State and territorial governors

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie in 2015
Governor Mike Pence in 2016

Current

Former

State executive officials

Attorney General of Florida Pam Bondi

Current

  • Pam Bondi,[a] 37th Attorney General of Florida[265]
  • George P. Bush, 28th Commissioner of the Texas General Land Office[266]
  • Mike DeWine, 50th Attorney General of Ohio[204]
  • Jeff DeWit,[a] 43rd State Treasurer of Arizona[267]
  • Diane Douglas, Arizona Superintendent of Public Instruction[268]
  • Lynn Fitch, 34th Mississippi State Treasurer[269]
  • Tim Griffin, 16th Lieutenant Governor of Arkansas[18]
  • Jon Husted, 50th Ohio Secretary of State[204]
  • Mark Hutchison, 34th Lieutenant Governor of Nevada[270]
  • Cindy Hyde-Smith, 7th Mississippi Commissioner of Agriculture and Commerce[6]
  • Peter Kinder, 46th Lieutenant Governor of Missouri[35]
  • Kris Kobach,[a] 31st Secretary of State of Kansas[271]
  • Adam Laxalt, 33rd Nevada Attorney General[270]
  • Josh Mandel, 48th Ohio State Treasurer[204]
  • Henry McMaster,[a] 91st Lieutenant Governor of South Carolina[272]
  • Sid Miller, 12th Texas Commissioner of Agriculture[273]
  • Mary Mosiman, Auditor of Iowa[274]
  • Bill Northey, 4th Iowa Secretary of Agriculture[275]
  • Dan Patrick, 42nd Lieutenant Governor of Texas[276]
  • Jim Reese, 4th Oklahoma Secretary of Agriculture[6]
  • Sean Reyes, 21st Attorney General of Utah[277]
  • Kim Reynolds, 47th Lieutenant Governor of Iowa[274]
  • Leslie Rutledge, 56th Attorney General of Arkansas[278]
  • Bill Schuette, 53rd Attorney General of Michigan[279]
  • Ryan Sitton, Texas Railroad Commissioner[273]
  • Eric Skrmetta,[a]Louisiana Public Service Commissioner[280]
  • Michael G. Strain, 9th Louisiana Commissioner of Agriculture and Forestry[6]
  • Mary Taylor, 65th Lieutenant Governor of Ohio[204]
  • Walter E. Whitcomb, Commissioner of the Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry[6]
  • Dave Yost, 32nd Ohio State Auditor[281]

Former

State legislators

  • Alabama State Representative: Ed Henry[286]
  • Alaska State Senators: John Coghill,[285]Charlie Huggins,[285]Lesil McGuire[285]
  • Alaska State Representative: Mike Chenault[285]
  • Arizona State Representative: Phil Lovas[287]
  • California State Senators: Tom Berryhill[288]Mike Morrell,[288]Jeff Stone,[288]Joel Anderson[288]
  • California State Assemblymen: Jay Obernolte and Bob Pacheco,[289]Melissa Melendez,[288]Travis Allen,[288]Matthew Harper[288]
  • Colorado State Senators: Ray Scott,[290]John Cooke,[291]Kent Lambert,[291]Vicki Marble,[291]Tim Neville,[291]Jerry Sonnenberg,[291]Laura J. Woods[291]
  • Colorado House of Representatives: Clarice Navarro,[292]Jon Becker,[291]Perry Buck,[291]Dan Nordberg,[291]Bob Rankin,[291]Lori Saine,[291]James Wilson,[291]JoAnn Windholz[291]
  • Connecticut State Senators: Kevin C. Kelly,[293]Michael A. McLachlan[293]
  • Connecticut State Representatives: Anthony D'Amelio,[294]
  • Delaware State Senator: Colin Bonini[295]
  • Florida State Senators: Dennis Baxley,[296]Joe Negron[297]
  • Florida Representatives: Matt Gaetz[298] and Lake Ray,[299]Gayle Harrell,[297]Debbie Mayfield,[297]MaryLynn Magar,[297]Michelle Rehwinkel Vasilinda (Independent)[300]
  • Georgia State Senators: Burt Jones,[301]Michael Williams,[302]John Wilkinson[6]
  • Georgia State Representative: Steve Tarvin[303]
  • Iowa State Senators: Brad Zaun,[304]Jerry Behn,[275]Julian Garrett,[275]David Hartsuch,[275]Ken Rozenboom,[305]Tom Shipley[306]
  • Iowa State Representatives: Robert Bacon,[275]Linda Upmeyer,[274]Dawn Pettengill,[274]Megan Jones,[275]Mary Ann Hanusa,[275]Linda Miller,[274]Mike Sexton,[306]Dave Deyoe,[306]Dean Fisher[306]
  • Maryland State Senators: Justin Ready,[307]H. Wayne Norman, Jr.,[308]J. B. Jennings[308]
  • Maryland State Representatives: Susan W. Krebs,[307]Richard Impallaria,[308]Pat McDonough[308]
  • Massachusetts State Representatives: Geoff Diehl,[309]Keiko Orrall[216]
  • Michigan State Senators: Jack Brandenburg,[310]Joe Hune,[311]Mike Green,[6]Arlan Meekhof,[312]Judy Emmons[313]
  • Michigan State Representative: Kevin Cotter[312]
  • Mississippi State Representatives: Becky Currie,[314]Alex Monsour,[314]Margaret Rogers,[314]Gary Chism,[314] and Gary Staples[314]
  • Missouri State Senators: Brian Munzlinger,[6]Mike Parson,[35]Eric Schmitt[35]
  • Nebraska State Senator: Beau McCoy[6]
  • Nevada State Senators: Michael Roberson,[270]Don Gustavson[270]
  • Nevada State Assemblymen: Brent A. Jones[315] and Chris Edwards, Paul Anderson,[270]Jill Dickman,[270]Ira Hansen,[270]Jim Wheeler,[270]Philip "P.K." O'Neill[270]
  • New Hampshire State Senators: Nancy Stiles,[316]Jeb Bradley,[316]Chuck Morse[317]
  • New Hampshire State Representatives: Shawn Jasper[316]
  • New Jersey Assemblyman: Robert Auth and State Assemblywoman Holly Schepisi[318]
  • New Jersey State Senators: Michael J. Doherty[319] and Joe Pennacchio[320]
  • New Mexico State Representatives: Alonzo Baldonado,[321]Sharon Clahchischilliage[322]
  • New York State Senators: John DeFrancisco,[307][323]Martin Golden[324]
  • New York State Assemblyman: Bill Nojay (deceased)[325]
  • North Carolina State Senators: W. Brent Jackson[6]
  • North Carolina State Representatives: Julia C. Howard,[326]Pat Hurley,[326]Linda P. Johnson,[326]Pat McElraft,[326]Michele D. Presnell[326]
  • North Dakota State Representative: Michael Don Brandenburg[6]
  • Ohio State Senator: Keith Faber[327]
  • Ohio State Representative: Cliff Rosenberger[204]
  • Oklahoma State Senators: Eddie Fields[6]
  • Oregon State Senators: Brian Boquist,[328]Alan Olsen[328]
  • Oregon State Representatives: Vic Gilliam,[328]Mike Nearman,[328]Sherrie Sprenger,[328]John Huffman[328]
  • Pennsylvania State Senators: Camera Bartolotta,[329]Michele Brooks,[329]Kim Ward[329]
  • Pennsylvania State Representatives: Mike Vereb,[330]Mauree Gingrich,[329]Julie Harhart,[329]Sandra Major,[329]Donna Oberlander,[329]Kristin Phillips-Hill,[329]Tina Pickett,[329]Kathy Rapp,[329]Judy Ward,[329]Jerry Knowles,[331]Stephen Barrar,[332]Daryl Metcalfe,[332]Eric Nelson,[332]Greg Rothman,[332]Rick Saccone,[332]Kerry Benninghoff,[332]Stephen Bloom,[332]Martin Causer,[332]Jim Christiana,[332]Lynda Schlegel-Culver,[332]Sheryl M. Delozier,[332]Russ Diamond,[332]George Dunbar,[332]Cris Dush,[332]Brian Ellis,[332]Eli Evankovich,[332]Garth Everett,[332]Seth Grove,[332]Marcia Hahn,[332]Doyle Heffley,[332]Sue Helm,[332]David Hickernell,[332]Rich Irvin,[332]Lee James,[332]Barry Jozwiak,[332]Rob Kauffman,[332]Ryan Mackenzie,[332]Ron Marsico,[332]John McGinnis,[332]David R. Millard,[332]Dan Moul,[332]Mark Mustio,[332]Jason Ortitay,[332]John D. Payne,[332]Jeff Pyle,[332]Mike Regan,[332]Mike Reese,[332]Brad Roae,[332]Tommy Sankey,[332]Stan Saylor,[332]Craig Staats,[332]Will Tallman,[332]Tarah Toohil,[332]Ryan Warner,[332]Jeff Wheeland,[332]David H. Zimmerman[332]
  • South Carolina State Senator: Katrina Shealy[333]
  • South Carolina State Representative: James H. Merrill (former Majority Leader)[334]
  • South Dakota State Senators: Ried Holien,[335]Larry Rhoden[6]
  • Tennessee Senator: Mae Beavers[336]
  • Texas State Senators: Donna Campbell,[273]Lois Kolkhorst,[273]Paul Bettencourt,[77]Craig Estes,[77]Bob Hall,[77]Charles Perry[77]
  • Texas State Representatives: Byron Cook,[273]Charlie Geren,[273]Todd Ames Hunter,[273]Geanie Morrison,[273]Larry Phillips,[273]James White,[273]Doc Anderson,[77]Dustin Burrows,[77]Tom Craddick,[77]Pat Fallon,[77]Dan Huberty,[77]Mark Keough,[77]Phil King,[77]Jodie Anne Laubenberg,[77]Will Metcalf,[77]Jim Murphy,[77]Tan Parker,[77]Dennis Paul,[77]Ron Simmons,[77]Drew Springer Jr.,[77]Tony Tinderholt,[77]Bill Zedler,[77]John M. Zerwas[77]
  • Utah State Representatives: Greg Hughes (Speaker),[337]Jake Anderegg[338]
  • Utah State Senators: Ralph Okerlund (Senate Majority Leader), David Hinkins[339]
  • Virginia State Senators: Mark Obenshain,[21]Jill Vogel,[21]Frank Wagner[21]
  • Virginia State Delegates: Ron Villanueva[216] and Scott Taylor,[114]Brenda Pogge,[340]Rob Bell,[21]Glenn Davis,[21]Terry Kilgore,[21]Dave LaRock[341]
  • Washington State Senator: Don Benton[342]
  • West Virginia State Senators: Donna J. Boley and Bill Cole (President),[343]Ryan Ferns,[163]Richard Ojeda (Democrat)[344]
  • West Virginia State Delegates: Ray Canterbury, Joshua Nelson, Randy Smith, and Ron Walters[343]
  • Wisconsin State Senators: Alberta Darling,[283]Mary Lazich,[283]Scott L. Fitzgerald[345]
  • Wyoming State Representative: Hans Hunt[6]

Former

  • Arizona State Senators: Lori Klein,[346]Thayer Verschoor,[346]
  • California State Senator: Tony Strickland[347]
  • California State Assemblymen: Martin Garrick[13]
  • Colorado State Legislators: Rep. B.J. Nikkel (Colorado Co-Chairman and Colorado Women For Trump Coalition Director),[348] Senator Greg Brophy (Colorado Co-Chairman)[348]
  • Idaho State Representative: Phil Hart[349]
  • Iowa State Senators: Kitty Rehberg,[306]Sandy Greiner[306]
  • Iowa State Representatives: Teresa Garman,[275]Annette Sweeney,[275]Dave Tjepkes,[275]Kenneth Veenstra,[275]Ralph Watts,[275]Betty De Boef[306]
  • Louisiana State Senator: Troy Hebert (Independent)[350]
  • Michigan State Senators: Randy Richardville,[351]
  • Michigan State Representatives: Rick Johnson,[351]Andrew Richner[351]
  • Ohio State Representatives: Matt Huffman[327]
  • South Carolina State Senator: Jake Knotts[352]
  • Texas State Representatives: Martha Wong,[216]Wayne Christian[273]
  • Virginia State Senators: Jeannemarie Devolites Davis,[21]Jeff McWaters[21]

U.S. municipal officials

Mayors and county executives

Former Mayor of New York Rudy Giuliani in 2009

Current

Former

Municipal executive officials

Sheriff David Clarke in 2016

Current

Municipal legislators

Current

Former

Retired U.S. military personnel

General Robert C. Oaks in 1986
Vice Admiral Jerry L. Unruh in 1988
General Burwell B. Bell III in 2011

Retired U.S. Air Force personnel

Retired U.S. Army personnel

Retired U.S. Coast Guard personnel

Retired U.S. Marine Corps personnel

Retired U.S. Navy personnel

International political figures

Current heads of state and government

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán in 2016
Czech President Miloš Zeman in 2013

Cambodia

  • Hun Sen, Prime Minister of Cambodia (1985–), president of the Cambodian People's Party (2015–)[393]

Hungary

  • Viktor Orbán, Prime Minister of Hungary (1998–2002, 2010–), president of Fidesz (1993–2000, 2003–)[394][395]

Czech Republic

Zimbabwe

Former Heads of state and government

Estonia

  • Edgar Savisaar, Estonian politician, MP, former Mayor of Tallinn (2001–04, 2007–15), former Minister of Economic Affairs and Communications (2005–07), former Minister of the Interior (1995), former acting Prime Minister of Estonia (1990–92), and leader of the center-left Estonian Centre Party (1991–)[398]

National ministers and secretaries

India

Serbia

  • Vojislav Šešelj, Serbian politician, MP, former Deputy Prime Minister (1998–2000), founder and president of the Serbian nationalist Serbian Radical Party (1991–)[400][401]

United Kingdom

Members of national and supranational parliaments

Gen. Sir David Richards at the NATO Summit in Chicago, Illinois, in 2012.

Australia

Belgium

  • Filip Dewinter, Belgian politician, Flemish MP and member of the Flemish nationalist Vlaams Belang party[406]

Canada

Denmark

France

  • Gilbert Collard, French politician, MP, member of the Rassemblement bleu Marine coalition[410]
  • Marion Maréchal-Le Pen, French politician, MP, and member of the Front National[411]
  • Jean-Frédéric Poisson, French politician, MP, and president of the conservative Christian Democratic Party[412] · .[413]
  • David Rachline, French politician, Senator, Mayor of Fréjus, and member of the nationalist Front National[410]

Greece

  • Ilias Panagiotaros, Greek politician, MP, and member of the far-right Golden Dawn party[414]

Israel

  • Oren Hazan, Israeli politician, MK, and member of Likud[415]

Norway

Russia

Kenya

  • Mike Sonko, Kenyan politician, Senator and member of The National Alliance[422]

United Kingdom

Regional ministers, legislators, and party leaders

Janusz Korwin-Mikke in 2016
Nigel Farage in 2014
French party leader and MEP Marine Le Pen in 2014
Mischaël Modrikamen in 2011
Matteo Salvini in 2015

Australia

  • Pauline Hanson, Australian politician, Senator, and leader of the One Nation Party (1997–2002, 2014–)[426]

Belgium

  • Mischaël Modrikamen, Belgian politician and leader of the national conservative People's Party (2009–)[427]
  • Tom Van Grieken, Belgian politician, Flemish MP, and leader of the Flemish nationalist Vlaams Belang party (2014–)[428]

Crimea

  • Andrey Rostenko, Russian politician, Mayor of Yalta, Crimea[429]

Czech Republic

  • Tomio Okamura, Czech politician, leader of Freedom and Direct Democracy[430]

Estonia

  • Mart Helme, Estonian politician, MP, former Ambassador to Russia (1995–99), and chairman of the national conservative Conservative People's Party of Estonia (2013–)[431]

France

  • Marine Le Pen, French politician, MEP, and leader of the nationalist Front National (2011–)[432]
  • Henry de Lesquen, French politician, president of the Club de l'Horloge national conservative think tank, founder and president of the National Liberal Party (2016–), and 2017 presidential candidate[433]
  • Robert Ménard, French politician and independent Mayor of Béziers (supported by Front National)[406]

Germany

  • Frauke Petry, German politician and leader of the Alternative for Germany[434]

IndonesiaItaly

  • Matteo Salvini, Italian politician, MEP and leader of Lega Nord (2013–)[435]
  • Giovanni Toti, Italian politician, President of Liguria and member of Forza Italia.[436]

Morocco

  • Hamid Chabat, Moroccan politician, MP, Mayor of Fez, Secretary-General of the conservative Istiqlal Party (2012–)[437]

Poland

  • Janusz Korwin-Mikke, Polish politician, MEP, and leader of Coalition for the Renewal of the Republic–Liberty and Hope[438]

Sweden

  • Jimmie Åkesson, Swedish politician, MP, and leader of the Sweden Democrats[439]

Slovenia

  • Andrej Šiško, leader of the Movement of United Slovenia[440]

United Kingdom

Former regional ministers, legislators, and party leaders

Carl I. Hagen in 2009
Jean-Marie Le Pen in 2007

Australia

  • Mark Latham, Australian politician, former MP, former leader of the Australian Labor Party (2003–05), member of the Liberal Democratic Party, and author of Civilising Global Capital[442]
  • Ross Cameron, Australian politician and political commentator, former MP, member of the Liberal Party[443][444]

Canada

France

  • Jean-Marie Le Pen, French politician, MEP, founder and former leader of the nationalist Front National (1972–2011)[447]

Israel

  • Aryeh Eldad, Israeli politician, former MK, member of Otzma Yehudit[448]

Norway

Russia

  • Sergey Markov, former Member of the Russian State Duma (2006–2008), member of United Russia, president of the Institute of Political Studies[420]

Notable individuals

Commentators, writers, filmmakers and columnists

Political columnist Ann Coulter in 2012
Journalist Michelle Malkin in 2008
Journalist Milo Yiannopoulos in 2013
  • Conrad Black,[a] Canadian-born British former newspaper publisher, author and member of the House of Lords[450]
  • Eric Bolling, commentator, co-host of The Five and Cashin' In on Fox News[451]
  • Andrew G. Bostom, author and expert on Islam[20]
  • Floyd Brown, author, speaker, and media commentator[13]
  • Ruthie Blum, journalist, columnist, former features editor of the Jerusalem Post, and current web editor at Algemeiner Journal[20]
  • Lionel Chetwynd, screenwriter, motion picture and television film director and producer[20]
  • James Corum, air power historian and scholar of counter-insurgency[20]
  • Ann Coulter,[a] political commentator and writer[452]
  • Adam Curry, political commentator and former MTV VJ[453]
  • Dinesh D'Souza, political commentator, author, and filmmaker[454]
  • Vox Day, publisher, activist, science fiction writer, journalist, musician, and video game designer[455]
  • Lou Dobbs,[a] television personality, author, radio host and host of Lou Dobbs Tonight on Fox Business[456]
  • Michael Scott Doran, senior fellow at Hudson Institute[20]
  • Matt Drudge, political commentator, founder and editor of The Drudge Report[457]
  • Aleksandr Dugin,[a] Russian political scientist, author of The Foundations of Geopolitics: The Geopolitical Future of Russia and The Fourth Political Theory, and member of the Eurasia Party[458]
  • Diana Furchtgott-Roth, economist[13]
  • Brigitte Gabriel, journalist, author, political lecturer and anti-Islamic activist[459]
  • Pamela Geller, political activist and commentator[460]
  • George Gilder, investor, writer, economist, techno-utopian advocate, and co-founder of the Discovery Institute[20]
  • Joel Gilbert, filmmaker[461]
  • Callista Gingrich, co-author of Rediscovering God in America.[20]
  • David P. Goldman (a.k.a. "Spengler"), economist, music critic, and author[20]
  • Leon Hadar, global affairs analyst, journalist, blogger and author[20]
  • Liangliang He, anchor on Hong Kong–based Mandarin and Cantonese-language broadcaster Phoenix Television[462]
  • Katie Hopkins, newspaper columnist and TV personality[463]
  • David Horowitz, conservative writer, founder and president of the David Horowitz Freedom Center, and editor of FrontPage Magazine[289]
  • Deal W. Hudson, conservative political activist[20]
  • Carol Iannone, columnist, literary critic, critic of feminism, and founding Vice President of the National Association of Scholars.[20]
  • Paul Johnson, journalist, historian, speechwriter and author[464]
  • Dmitry Kiselyov,[a] Russian journalist and head of government-owned international news agency Rossiya Segodnya[465]
  • Lawrence Kudlow, conservative commentator, economic analyst, television personality, newspaper columnist and host of The Kudlow Report.[20]
  • Michael Ledeen, historian, philosopher, foreign policy analyst, and writer.[20]
  • David Limbaugh, conservative American political commentator and author[466]
  • Herbert London, conservative activist, commentator, author, and academic[20]
  • John Lott, economist, political commentator, and gun rights advocate.[20]
  • Michelle Malkin, blogger, political commentator, and author[467]
  • Scott McConnell, founding editor of American Conservative[20]
  • Gavin McInnes,[a] writer, creative director, actor, comedian, and co-founder of Vice Media[468][469]
  • Brian Patrick Mitchell, writer, political theorist, and blogger[20]
  • Piers Morgan, journalist and television personality, writer for the Daily Mail[470]
  • Steven W. Mosher, social scientist, pro-life activist, author, and president of the Population Research Institute.[20]
  • William Murchison, syndicated political columnist[20]
  • Deroy Murdock, political commentor and a contributing editor with National Review Online[13]
  • Melanie Phillips, newspaper opinion columnist[471]
  • Norman Podhoretz, conservative pundit, former adviser to the U.S. Information Agency (1981–87), and writer for Commentary[472]
  • Alfred S. Regnery, lawyer, author, and former publisher[13]
  • Michael Scheuer,[a] former CIA intelligence officer, blogger, author, political analyst, and former Chief of the Bin Laden Issue Station[473]
  • Hossein Shariatmadari,[a] Iranian conservative journalist and editor-in-chief of Kayhan[474]
  • Lauren Southern, Canadian Libertarian Commentator[475]
  • Ross Terrill, academic, historian and journalist, expert in the history of China[20]
  • Cal Thomas, conservative syndicated columnist, pundit, author and radio commentator[476]
  • Emmett Tyrrell, conservative magazine editor[20]
  • Bradley C.S. Watson, political science educator, lawyer, and writer[20]
  • Slavoj Žižek, psychoanalytic philosopher, cultural critic, and Marxist[477]

Businesspeople

Businesswoman Linda McMahon in 2009
Investor Wilbur Ross in 2016
Entrepreneur Peter Thiel in 2014

Political strategists

  • Mark Corallo, political communications and public relations professional, co-founder and co-principal of Corallo Comstock[9]
  • Steve Hilton, British political strategist[529]
  • Paul Manafort, lobbyist, political consultant, and former director at the Center for the Study of Democratic Institutions[530]
  • Dick Morris, political author and commentator, former pollster, political campaign consultant, and general political consultant[531]
  • David Saunders, political strategist and author (Democratic)[532]
  • Roger Stone, political consultant, lobbyist, and strategist [533]

Radio hosts

Radio host Laura Ingraham speaking at CPAC in 2015

Religious leaders

Christian activist Ralph Reed in 2011

Republican Party figures

Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus in 2011

Social and political activists

Former president of the Heritage Foundation Edwin Feulner in 2008
Conservative activist 'Joe the Plumber' in 2008

University and academic figures

Walter Block speaking in 2008
Thomas DiLorenzo speaking in 2006
Victor Hanson lecturing in 2005

Current

Former

Lawyers

Other

Celebrities

Actors and comedians

Chuck Norris in 2015
Adult entertainers

Athletes and sports figures

Mario Andretti

Archery/Shooting

Baseball

Basketball

Bodybuilding

Boxing, mixed martial arts and pro wrestling

  • Don King[670]
  • Dutch Mantel[671]
  • Holly Holm[672]
  • Hulk Hogan[673]
  • Jerry Lawler[674]
  • Kane (wrestler)[675]
  • Mark Calaway[676]
  • Miesha Tate[677]
  • Mike Tyson[526]
  • Nick Dinsmore[678]
  • Nikolai Volkoff[679]
  • Royce Gracie[680]
  • Shawn Michaels[678]
  • Tito Ortiz[681]
  • Zeb Colter[682]
  • Football

    Golf

    Ice skating

    Ice hockey

    Racing

    Track and field

    Media personalities and socialites

    Singers and musicians

    Newspapers, magazines, and other media

    National organizations

    State and local organizations

    Log Cabin Republican chapters that endorsed Donald Trump for the 2016 United States presidential election.

    Labor unions

    • Fraternal Order of Police[806]
    • National Border Patrol Council, largest border patrol union in U.S. representing 16,000 members. (First presidential endorsement in union's history.)[807]

    U.S. State Political parties

    Minor Political parties

    Business Leaders

    NameAssociated Organizations and RoleKnown Donation Amount
    Sheldon AdelsonLas Vegas Sands, Chairman$25,000,000[813]
    Pete Coors[814]MillerCoors, ChairmanUnknown
    Jim DavisNew Balance, Owner & Chairperson$400,000[490]
    Diane Hendricks[815]ABC Supply, CEOUnknown
    Patrick Soon-Shiong[520]MedicineUnknown
    Peter Thiel[522]
    • PayPal, Founder
    • Facebook, Board Member
    • Palantir, Founder
    • Trump Administration, Tech Adviser
    $1.25 Million[816]
    Dana White[817]UFC, PresidentUnknown

    See also

    Notes

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