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Since 2013 the Bolton PAC and Super PAC have raised more than $23 million and spent more than $14.1 million on Republican candidates and causes, according to FEC records. 1 "Bolton’s biggest backer is Robert Mercer, the New York financier and Trump supporter. Mercer has given Bolton $5 million, including $1 million in two $500,000 payments in late 2017. ... [T]he Falic family of Florida, which donated $175,000 since 2013. The Falics, who own a chain of duty-free shops in airports around the world, are also one of the biggest funders of Israeli Prime Minister Bibi Netanyahu, according to the UK Independent. In 2012, Falic family members donated $45,000 to Netanyahu, according to the British daily, which cited Israeli public records. ... The Bolton PAC has donated to more than two-dozen Republican congressional and Senate candidates running in the 2018 midterm elections, according to FEC records. He gave $5,000 to Republican candidate Rick Saccone in the much-watched 18th congressional district race in Pennsylvania. ... In the first three months of 2018, the Bolton Super PAC has doled out $475,000 in independent expenditures to support [Kevin] Nicholson’s [Senate campaign in Wisconsin]."
John Bolton has been nominated in March 2018 by President Trump to be his National Security Advisor. (Foreign Policy2 ) dated 03/26/2018, retrieved, 03/27/2018.) He has previously served as US Ambassador to the UN, circa 2006. He’s a graduate of Yale University and Yale Law School. He worked at Covington & Burling, a D.C. law firm. He has been a senior fellow for years at the American Enterprise Institute. He writes frequently for the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, and even Foreign Policy. (per Stephen M. Walt, Foreign Policy, retrieved 03/27/2018 - see footnote.)
- Bolton's 2005 appointment as US Ambassador to the UN by George W. Bush was a recess appointment after being blocked by the senate. Time:Why John Bolton Couldn't Get Confirmed as U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations3 (dated March 23, 2018, retrieved March 27, 2018).