March 21, 2012

NRCC Flack Burgos Tapped by NRCC to Direct Independent Expenditure

Joanna BurgosFirst reported by Roll Call, National Republican Congressional Committee Deputy Communications Director Joanna Burgos has been tapped to direct the committee’s independent expenditure (IE) arm for the 2012 cycle. 

Per Roll Call, “in addition to Burgos, the NRCC tapped Todd Johnson as its IE research director and Trent Wisecup to consult on California races.

“Under campaign finance laws, all of these hired hands are prohibited from coordinating with committee staff while they manage millions in spending for top races around the country.

“Burgos boasts a decade long career in communications, spending the past two cycles as a top aide in the NRCC’s press shop. A Miami native, Burgos served as lead strategist and national press secretary for the 2008 Republican National Convention.” (Roll Call)

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