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Press Release from Donald Trump
Donald J. Trump Hires Three Iowa Based Operatives
Chuck Laudner to Be Joined by Team of Advisers in Grass Roots Caucus Campaign Exploration
(New York, NY) April 7th, 2015 – Donald J. Trump today announced three new hires in Iowa to join veteran Chuck Laudner. Ryan Keller, Brad Nagel and Chris Hupke will serve as advisers to Mr. Trump alongside Laudner, who is widely considered to be the most respected grassroots operative in Iowa GOP politics.
Ryan Keller is a life-long Iowan with extensive political background. Ryan has experience in local, state and national campaigns, as well as a broad knowledge of policy and procedure. Brad Nagel is a native of Cherokee, Iowa and has spent his adult life serving his country in the military as a U.S. Navy SEAL. He retired in 2012. Mr. Nagel holds a MBA from the University of Iowa and a BS in Workforce Education and Development from Southern Illinois University. Mr. Nagel currently resides in Coralville, Iowa. Chris Hupke, an Iowa native and a graduate of Iowa State University is a 20 year political campaign veteran. Hupke has extensive coalition work with fiscal and social organizations from American Commitment to Focus on the Camily (Citizenlink) and associated groups.
Chuck Laudner said of the new hires, “Ryan, Brad and Chris are extremely valuable additions to our growing team and we look forward to sharing Mr. Trump’s vision to make America great again with the hard working people of Iowa.”
Mr. Trump will be in Iowa on Wednesday April 8th to meet with Warren County GOP Leaders, Iowa Senate and House Republican Caucuses and speak to college Republicans at Simpson College. He will be available to media Wednesday morning and during his remarks at Simpson College. Contact information below for credentials.