This Monday the “Donald J. Trump for President” Campaign will form the American Middle East Advisory Committee, and its AMCT partner will announce its public endorsement of Republican nominee Donald Trump in Washington DC at an official event.
The board is composed of Eblan Y. Farris John Hajjar, Paul Elhindi, William Youmaran, Vedat Gurtan, David William Lazar, Sal Saygin Simsek, Mike Korbey, Hossein Khorram, Gabriel Sawma, Tariq I. Ismail, Hooshang Nematzadeh, Nahid M. Hyde, Karim T. Hindi and Philip Abirached. The Trump American Middle East Advisory Committee is backed by the support coalition “American Middle East Coalition for Trump” chaired by Tom Harb. In parallel, the Trump campaign rolled out a Michigan Middle East coalition for Trump including Sam Yono, Sheikh Mohammad Al-Hajj Hassan.
It is to note that Trump has appointed two Mideast American advisors this year, Dr. Walid Phares as a foreign policy advisor in March and Tom Barrack as a member of the National Security Board in October.
The AMCT has also formed a Task Force on Hispanic MidEast Americans with Astrid Mattar Hajjar and Sheikh Sami el Khouri as outreach chairs. In addition, AMCT has partnered with East Africans for Trump led by Seyoum Laban and Ibrahim Beja.
The Trump Middle East American task forces have been mobilizing communities from Mideast, Arab, Kurdish, Coptic, Sunni, Shia, Maronite, Melkite, Assyrian, Chaldean and Syriac, and Levantine Jews descent throughout the US to vote on November 8th.