Donald Trump Staffing Up in New Hampshire for Possible 2016 Run

The reality show host and real estate developer has hired two more positions in the Granite State ahead of a possible White House run.

Donald Trump, president and chief executive officer of Trump Organization Inc., speaks during the Iowa Freedom Summit in Des Moines, Iowa, U.S., on Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015.

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Could Donald Trump be for real? 

The reality television show host and real estate developer is staffing up in what appears to be preparation for a 2016 presidential campaign. Trump's previous flirtations with launching a presidential campaign did not morph into an actual run for office, but the new Granite State hires from the man who coined the catch phrase, "You're fired!" may indicate a new level of resolve. 

According to the New Hampshire Union Leader:

State Rep. Joshua Whitehouse, R-Farmington, was named Trump's coalitions director. He previously worked for 2014 gubernatorial hopeful Andrew Hemingway.

Zach Montanaro of Windham will be field coordinator. He has field organization experience working for 2nd Congressional District GOP nominee Marilinda Garcia.

Trump, who is scheduled to return to New Hampshire on April 17 to speak at a Republican leadership event, has already hired Matt Ciepielowski as state director and Andrew Georgevits as deputy state director, the Union Leader reported. 

Two weeks ago, Trump formed an exploratory committee to help him decide whether to run for president. 


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