Indian-American is co-chair of ‘Women for Trump” coalition


A high profile Indian-American from California was among those chosen to co-chair a campaign coalition that will work on drumming up women’s support for President Donald Trump’s 2020 bid for re-election.

Seven women were announced as co-chairs of the newly-formed Women for Trump Coalition, at a conference in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania July 16.

Indian-born Sikh Republican activist Harmeet Dhillon delivers the invocation in Punjabi and English at the start of the second session at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Ohio, U.S. July 19, 2016. REUTERS/Mike Segar

Among them is Indian-American Harmeet Dhillon, a successful California lawyer and the Republican National Committeewoman from California.

Others named co-chairs include Deneen Borelli, Attorney General Pam, Katrina Campins, Stacey Dash, Dr. Gina Loudon, and Madison Gesiotto, reported Breitbart news.

The meeting was organized by the Trump campaign and attended by more than 1,000 women, Breitbart reported.

“Because of President Trump’s policies, women have seen large gains in employment numbers, in securing our communities and most importantly in equipping the next generation of female leaders” Lara Trump, the President’s daughter-in-law, told Newsweek via email. She was one of the speakers at the meeting. “Women for Trump’ will not only highlight the President’s clear record of success during his first term but will share a vision of empowerment and prosperity for every person in every corner of our country,” Lara Trump added.

Dhillon told this reporter she was in court and not present at the Pennsylvania gathering.

Dhillon later tweeted July 17, “It’s an honor to serve as a Co-Chair of the #trump2020 Women’s Advisory Board with many friends including @RealDrGina, @deneenborelli and so many more. #MAGA2020.”

As RNC National Committeewoman from California, Dhillon is one of the Golden State’s three members of the Republican National Committee.

This July 12, Dhillon spoke at the White House Social Media Summit. She regularly appears on national media, especially on Fox News, commenting on political and legal issues.

A well-known attorney, Dhillon has offices in San Francisco, London, and New York. Her focus is in commercial litigation, employment law, First Amendment rights, and election law matters, according to her company website She also served at the U.S. Justice Department,

A graduate of Dartmouth College with a law degree fro the University of Virginia, Dhillon did her  clerkship with the Judge Paul V. Niemeyer of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit.

She  has developed a niche practice in representing clients across California in election and campaign law matters, ranging from general compliance and ethics representation for partisan and non-partisan contenders to ballot description contests and intellectual property matters pertaining to campaign communications, her website says. She is regularly retained by candidates and campaigns for advice on complex legal issues.




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