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Trump campaign taps new deputy campaign manager

Trump campaign taps new deputy campaign manager
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President TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump admin to announce coronavirus vaccine will be covered under Medicare, Medicaid: report Election officials say they're getting suspicious emails that may be part of malicious attack on voting: report McConnell tees up Trump judicial pick following Supreme Court vote MORE’s reelection campaign on Tuesday promoted Bill StepienBill StepienThe Memo: Five reasons why Trump could upset the odds Documents show Trump campaign ignored coronavirus guidelines at Duluth rally: report OVERNIGHT ENERGY: Democrats play defense, GOP goes on attack after Biden oil comments | Energy Dept. exempts quick dishwashers from existing efficiency standards | Ocasio-Cortez says having Green New Deal would have helped handle COVID-19 pandemic MORE to deputy campaign manager, making the longtime Republican political adviser a top aide to campaign manager Brad ParscaleBradley (Brad) James ParscaleMORE.

The campaign has also promoted Stephanie Alexander, a regional director for the campaign, to chief of staff.

“Bill Stepien and Stephanie Alexander bring decades of experience in political campaigns and also relentless dedication to President Trump and all that he aims to accomplish for the American people,” Parscale said in a statement.

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“As we enter the most important stretch of the campaign, it is important to have seasoned and steady people on our leadership team, each with their own strengths, and each with an unwavering focus on victory. Bill and Stephanie are already respected by everyone on Team Trump and I look forward to their assistance as we lead the team toward President Trump’s re-election in November," he added.

Stepien had been acting as senior political adviser to the campaign. Prior to that, Stepien served as the White House political director during Trump’s first two years in office.

Stepien previously served as campaign manager for former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie’s (R) two successful statewide campaigns in the Garden State.

Alexander previously served as battlegrounds state director for the Trump campaign in 2016, when the president turned Michigan, Wisconsin and Pennsylvania red for the first time in decades.