Marc Short

  • Former Assistant to the President and Director of Legislative Affairs for President Donald J. Trump
  • Partner at GuidePost Strategies
  • CNN Political Commentator
  • Senior Fellow, University of Virginia Miller Center

Marc Short served as Assistant to the President and Director of Legislative Affairs at the White House for President Donald J. Trump. Prior to joining the Trump – Pence campaign, Marc was president of Freedom Partners Chamber of Commerce, the largest free-market business league in the U.S., with an annual budget exceeding $300 million. Marc also served as chief of staff for the House Republican Conference, chaired by Congressman Mike Pence (R-IN) and for Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison (R-TX). In his early career, Marc was the executive director of the Reagan Ranch from 1998- 2001, and served as the executive director of Freedom Alliance from 1995-1998. Currently, Marc is a Partner at GuidePost Strategies, commentator for CNN and Senior Fellow at the University of Virginia’s Miller Center.

 

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The Impact of the Disruption Administration

Many pundits and academics still can’t come to grips with the Trump presidency. It is often dismissed as an electoral mistake or product of foreign collusion. Congressional leaders and Beltway commentators get upset when norms are not upheld. Nothing about this White House is “business as usual” and ...

Many pundits and academics still can’t come to grips with the Trump presidency. It is often dismissed as an electoral mistake or product of foreign collusion. Congressional leaders and Beltway commentators get upset when norms are not upheld. Nothing about this White House is “business as usual” and it’s unpredictable, to say the least.

Marc Short will explain why it is also exactly what the voters wanted. In both substance and style, President Trump is delivering results amidst the disruption every single day. The courts, the economy, and the military are all better off because of it.

Trump Agenda Moving Forward

Historic tax cuts. Supreme Court justices. Record regulatory reforms. President Trump has already delivered on numerous promises to the American people. What will his agenda be in the months ahead? How will it change (or not) if Democrats reclaim the House and/or the Senate? Understanding the interp ...

Historic tax cuts. Supreme Court justices. Record regulatory reforms. President Trump has already delivered on numerous promises to the American people. What will his agenda be in the months ahead? How will it change (or not) if Democrats reclaim the House and/or the Senate? Understanding the interplay between Congress and the White House is essential to understanding how the Trump Administration will approach everything from trade policy to immigration to America’s role in the world.

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Marc Short served as Assistant to the President and Director of Legislative Affairs at the White House for President Donald J. Trump. Prior to joining the Trump – Pence campaign, Marc was president of Freedom Partners Chamber of Commerce, the largest free-market business league in the U.S., with an annual budget exceeding $300 million. Marc also served as chief of staff for the House Republican Conference, chaired by Congressman Mike Pence (R-IN) and for Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison (R-TX). In his early career, Marc was the executive director of the Reagan Ranch from 1998- 2001, and served as the executive director of Freedom Alliance from 1995-1998. Currently, Marc is a Partner at GuidePost Strategies, commentator for CNN and Senior Fellow at the University of Virginia’s Miller Center.

Marc graduated from Washington and Lee University and received his master’s degree from the Darden Graduate School of Business Administration at the University of Virginia.  He lives in Arlington with his wife and their three children.