Donald Trump is expanding their campaign staff, and one key hire is Michael Abboud, nephew of Las Vegas Sands executive Andy Abboud. (Image: Drew Angerer/Getty Images)
Donald Trump is preparing their campaign for the stage that is final winning the White House in November over Hillary Clinton. This week the Republican nominee announced the hiring of three key positions, and probably the most notable revelation to the gambling community is the employing of Michael Abboud.
Abboud is the nephew of Andy Abboud, the Las Vegas Sands senior vice president of government relations and community development. Vegas Sands is owned by billionaire Sheldon Adelson that has pledged $100 million to Trump’s efforts.
Based on the Trump campaign, Abboud will ‘execute the campaign’s rapid response and day-to-day texting.’ The 26-year-old will also provide Trump with briefings and breaking news stories.
‘I am constantly building a superior political team,’ Trump said in a statement as we continue to work to defeat Hillary Clinton this November. ‘We are taking our messages to the people so that individuals can Make United states Great Again.’
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Adelson is one of the staunchest supporters of the GOP. While the billionaire has historically spread his donations across Republican candidates, in 2016 he’s going all-in with Trump.
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