J.D. Vance, the best-selling author of “Hillbilly Elegy,” a memoir about his upbringing in Appalachia, was also floated early on in the process as a possible high-profile, younger recruit. He has met in recent months with Stephen Bannon, Trump’s former chief strategist who has since returned to his post running Breitbart News, and Bannon has privately expressed a desire to install an ally at the conservative institution.
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ederally-funded education provided at a public land grant college and get one of the slots at Yale Law available to anyone who works hard pull themselves up by their bootstraps and refuse to buy their children tablets, they could too be a candidate to helm a prominent wingnut welfare propaganda operation.