Former George W. Bush official supporting Clinton
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An aide to former President George W. Bush plans to support Democratic nominee Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonProgressives rave over Harrison's start at DNC Hillary Clinton backs Manhattan DA candidate in first endorsement of year NSA leaker Reality Winner released from federal prison MORE for president.


“Our nation faces a unique set of challenges that require steady and experienced leadership," Lezlee Westine, who served as the Bush administration's White House Director of Public Liaison and deputy assistant to the president, said in a statement, according to The Washington Post

"That is why today I am personally supporting Hillary Clinton. She has the expertise and commitment to American values to grow the economy, create jobs and protect America at home and abroad."   

With the announcement, she joins several other Republicans who have said they don't plan to vote for their party's nominee.
Frank Lavin, political director for former President Reagan, said Sunday he plans to vote for Clinton over Trump. In an op-ed published for CNN, Lavin called Trump an "emperor who wears no clothes."
"It might not be entirely clear that Hillary Clinton deserves to win the presidency, but it is thunderingly clear that Donald Trump deserves to lose," Lavin wrote.