John Sears (political strategist)
John Patrick Sears (July 3, 1940 – March 26, 2020) was an American attorney and a Republican political strategist. He was Deputy Counsel to President Richard M. Nixon from 1969 to 1970. He assisted both Nixon and Ronald Reagan in their presidential campaigns. He was born in Syracuse, New York. Some people believed that he was Deep Throat during the Watergate Scandal.