Raffi Williams, the son of Fox News analyst Juan Williams, has been hired by the Republican National Committee to help the party reach out to black voters.
“It’s about making those new connections and getting the support I need,” the younger Williams told Buzzfeed. “People are really enthused about it, and that’s a nice thing for me. I didn’t know what I was walking into exactly, but from the chairman on down everyone is so on board with this.”
Williams previously worked on Rep. Dan Benishek’s (R-MI) re-election campaign and was the deputy communications director for the Republican Study Committee. He was tasked by RNC chairman Reince Priebus with helping to the Republican Party with both the African-American community and younger voters as part of the GOP’s post-election “Autopsy Report.”
The announcement of his new position coincides with a Black Enterprise magazine article that features Williams as one of “10 Republicans you probably don’t know but should.”
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