We Are Americans First; Voting for Character, Empathy, Leadership, and Experience
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, October 16, 2020
WASHINGTON, DC – 43 Alumni for Joe Biden today launched a new national campaign titled, “Team 46.” This advertising campaign will run in paid and earned digital spots targeting traditional Republican voters and independents and will be boosted on social media in swing states.
Beginning with a politically contrasting montage of Jimmy Carter, Walter Mondale, Bill Clinton, Al Gore, John Kerry, and Hillary Clinton, the 50-second video begins with a voiceover, “Most of us never voted for a Democrat in our lives. Never thought about it. Because most of us are lifelong Republicans. But we’re Americans first.”
The spot then features images of diverse Americans and America; as well as shots of former President George W. Bush at the site of the collapsed World Trade Center Towers after 9/11, and in Washington National Cathedral. The narrator continues, “We understand that character, and experience – and frankly the empathy – required for leadership because we’ve seen it first-hand when we all served with the 43rd president. But come election day, every last one of us is voting for Biden. Let’s put Joe Biden in the White House. He’ll be a solid 46.”
To date, 43 Alumni for Biden has secured pledges to vote for Joe Biden from nearly 500 former George W. Bush administration officials, including the public endorsements of more than 300 alumni. This total includes seven cabinet secretaries publicly endorsing Biden and at least four more who privately support Joe Biden for president.
Another spot, titled “Together” or “Juntos,” that speaks to Latino voters is part of the campaign. The “Team 46” spot can be viewed and shared from the 43 Alumni for Biden YouTube channel.
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43 Alumni for Biden is a registered Political Action Committee formed to support and elect Joe Biden as the next President of the United States. Principles matter more than politics. That’s why we, a group of alumni who have served Republican legislators, governors and presidents, are choosing country over party this November. We worked for W. We support Joe.