Trump adds veteran organizer to help run political operations: report

Trump adds veteran organizer to help run political operations: report
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Former President TrumpDonald TrumpProject Veritas surveilled government officials to expose anti-Trump sentiments: report Cheney: Fox News has 'a particular obligation' to refute election fraud claims The Memo: What now for anti-Trump Republicans? MORE has reportedly brought on veteran Florida political organizer Susie Wiles to help oversee his political operations.

Business Insider reports that Wiles was hired last week, citing unidentified Trump advisers familiar with the matter.

"She is in a position of influence right now," one Trump adviser told the outlet. "The question is: What direction does Susie take the organization?"


Trump has worked with Wiles before, hiring her in 2016 to oversee his campaign's battleground state operations. In 2019, it was reported that Wiles had parted ways with Trump due to internal power struggles with Florida Gov. Ron DeSantisRon DeSantisClub for Growth endorses DeSantis reelection bid De Santis's cruise line battle shows contempt for public health federalism DeSantis signs bill making to-go alcohol sales permanent in Florida MORE (R), who reportedly wanted to replace Wiles with his own allies.

Internal disagreements have come up once again, according to Business Insider, with Trump advisers reportedly split over whether the hiring bodes well for former campaign manager Bill StepienBill StepienTrump adds veteran organizer to help run political operations: report Trump likely to form new super PAC Trump ready to make McConnell's life miserable MORE. Some sources who spoke to the outlet said Wiles is meant to supplement Stepien's work, while others felt her presence was the start of an effort to push Stepien out.

Senior Trump adviser Jason Miller shot down the suggestions of frustration in Trump's political operation, saying they were "100 percent false."

"Susie has been a great teammate for two successful presidential campaigns in Florida and we're glad to have her join the all-stars already assembled. Watch out 2022!" Miller said to Business Insider.