Corey Lewandowski is an American political operative, lobbyist and political commentator. He was a political commentator for One America News Network (OANN), Fox News and CNN, as well as a campaign manager of Donald Trump’s 2016 campaign for President of the United States from January 2015 to June 2016.
Prior to joining Trump’s campaign, Lewandowski worked on several campaigns, for a Congressman, worked for the conservative advocacy group Americans for Prosperity and was a lobbyist. Corey also held the position of Seasonal Marine Patrol Officer Trainee for approximately 3.5 years and successfully graduated the New Hampshire part-time Police Officer Academy. Lewandowski himself has run unsuccessfully for office twice, once in Massachusetts and once in New Hampshire. Furthermore, on December 21, 2016, Lewandowski co-founded Avenue Strategies, a lobbying firm in an office overlooking the White House. He left the firm in May 2017.
On August 1, 2019, Lewandowski announced that he was “very seriously” considering seeking the Republican nomination to oppose incumbent Democratic Senator Jeanne Shaheen in the 2020 United States Senate election in New Hampshire. In January 2020, he ultimately decided not to run, while stating that he “would have won” had he ran.
Early life and education
Lewandowski was raised in Lowell, Massachusetts. One of his grandfathers was a printer. He is of Eastern European and French-Canadian descent. Lewandowski graduated in 1991 from Lowell Catholic High School, a private, not-for-profit, college-preparatory school in Lowell.
In 1995, he graduated from the University of Massachusetts Lowell with a B.A. in political science. He received a master’s degree in political science from American University in Washington, DC, in 1997.
In 1994, while an undergraduate student, Lewandowski ran for a seat in the Massachusetts House of Representatives as a write-in candidate in the Republican primary. Further, he received 143 votes, falling short of the 150 votes. Moreover, in the November general election, the seat was won by Thomas A. Golden Jr., a Democrat. Moreover, Golden received 7,157 votes, while Lewandowski received 7 votes.
Lewandowski met his future wife Alison Hardy when he was in ninth grade and she was in eighth grade. Four years later, in 2005, Lewandowski married Hardy. Together they have four children. Likewise, at some point during his marriage he also began an on-and-off extramarital affair with Hope Hicks, the former White House Communications Director for President Donald Trump.
Similarly, on November 28, 2017, a pro-Trump performer, Joy Villa, filed a police complaint against Lewandowski. Further, that was for allegedly slapping her buttocks at a holiday party at the Trump Hotel in Washington, D.C. Moreover, Villa alleged that after she told him that she could report him for sexual harassment, Lewandowski said, “I work in the private sector” and slapped her again. Similarly, Lewandowski is Roman Catholic. He lives in Windham, New Hampshire, but primarily works in Manchester, New Hampshire when not in Washington, D.C.
- Full Name: Corey R. Lewandowski
- Date of Birth: September 18, 1973
- Age: 46 years
- Birth Place: Lowell, Massachusetts, United States
- Height: 1.67 m
- Spouse: Alison Lewandowski (m. 2005)
- Party: Republican Party
- Education: American University (1997), etc.
- Children: 4
- Net Worth: N/A
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