Trump taps Lewandowski, Bossie for Commission on Presidential Scholars

Trump taps Lewandowski, Bossie for Commission on Presidential Scholars
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President TrumpDonald John TrumpProgressive group launches M pro-Biden ad buy targeting young voters Ilhan Omar: GOP response to calls for police reform 'was vicious' White House considers sweeping travel ban on members, families of the Chinese Communist Party: report MORE on Thursday tapped two staunch allies and former campaign advisers to serve on the Commission of Presidential Scholars.

The White House announced in a release that Trump would appoint Corey LewandowskiCorey R. LewandowskiTrump shakes up campaign leadership, demotes Parscale Trump World boils over as campaign hits skids The Hill's Morning Report - Presented by Facebook - Trump turns to immigration; primary day delays expected MORE and David Bossie to serve among the commissioners who select the annual Presidential Scholars.

"Commissioners are selected from across the country, representing the fields of education, medicine, law, social services, business, and other professions," according to the commission's website.

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Lewandowski served as Trump's first campaign chairman during the 2016 campaign before he was ousted and eventually replaced by Kellyanne ConwayKellyanne Elizabeth ConwayTrump shakes up campaign leadership, demotes Parscale Lincoln Project reports raising .8 million for anti-Trump efforts Trump shares photo with Goya Foods products after Ivanka faces criticism MORE and campaign chairman Paul ManafortPaul John ManafortTop Mueller prosecutor: 'We could have done more' in Russia investigation The Hill's Morning Report - Presented by Facebook - Trump turns to immigration; primary day delays expected GOP votes to give Graham broad subpoena power in Obama-era probe MORE.

Bossie worked as a deputy campaign manager for Trump during the 2016 race.

Both men have remained fierce supporters of the president during his time in office, though neither has held a job in the White House. They co-authored a book in 2017 called "Let Trump Be Trump" that was highly complimentary of the president, and wrote another book in 2018 titled "Trump's Enemies" that targeted the so-called "deep state."

Lewandowski and Bossie reportedly met with Trump last month to warn him that his reelection prospects had taken a downturn.