Hank Paulson, the Republican Treasury secretary for George W. Bush during the 2008 financial crisis, has endorsed Hillary Clinton, adding his name to prominent GOP figures who are backing the presumptive Democratic nominee.
Another Prominent Republican Betrays Party, Endorses Hillary
Paulson’s support comes amid Republicans turning their back on Donald Trump’s candidacy. Paulson said “a Trump presidency is unthinkable” and predicted that other conservatives would rally behind her.
“I’ll be voting for Hillary Clinton, with the hope that she can bring Americans together to do the things necessary to strengthen our economy, our environment and our place in the world,” Paulson wrote in The Washington Post. “To my Republican friends: I know I’m not alone.”
He may not be alone, but he is still definitely outnumbered.
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