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Donald Trump Appoints Raj Shah to White House Position

Indian-American Raj Shah has been appointed to a key position by the US President.
Raj Shah will serve as Deputy Assistant to the President and Principal Deputy Press Secretary
Donald Trump Appoints Raj Shah to White House Position

About Shah

  • Born and raised in Connecticut, Shah's parents are from Gujarat and had migrated to the US in 1980s.
  • His father, an engineer by profession, moved to Mumbai at a young age while his mother hails from Bhujpur in Kutch.
  • He formerly served as Deputy Assistant to the President and Deputy Communications Director. 
  • Shah was identified as one of the three West Wing Power Players in the White House 
  • Shah headed the Opposition Research in the Republican National Committee. 
  • He had led a team of experts to carry out research against Trump's presidential rival Hillary Clinton. He was behind all the anti-Clinton campaign during the presidential polls.

Other Appointments

  • Trump also appointed Hope Hicks as his Communications Director. 
  • Mercedes Schlapp, a Fox News contributor and columnist for The Washington Times, will serve as Assistant to the President and Senior Advisor for Strategic Communications.
  • Trump also appointed Steven Cheung as Director of Strategic Response.
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