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Congressman Brooks Staffer Tapped for White House Post

January 23, 2017
Press Release

Washington D.C. – Today, Congressman Mo Brooks (AL-05) congratulated his Legislative Counsel, Peter J. White, on joining President Donald Trump’s White House Domestic Policy Council as Senior Policy Analyst.

Congressman Mo Brooks said, “Alabama’s Fifth Congressional District’s loss is President Donald Trump’s gain.  President Trump is immensely fortunate to gain the expertise of Peter J. White as a member of the White House Domestic Policy Council.  Peter hails from Alabama’s Fifth Congressional District and is a fellow graduate of Grissom High School (class of 2001).  After receiving his Juris Doctor degree from American University, Peter served as Legislative Counsel in my Washington office, crafting legislation relating to immigration, space, and cybersecurity.  He also served as my chief advisor on judiciary and transportation issues.  I wish him the best in this new position and commend his selection.  The White House is gaining a passionate staffer, dedicated to helping President Trump keep his campaign promises.”

Peter J. White received his J.D. from American University’s Washington College of Law with a focus on antitrust law and space and aviation law. He has worked at the Federal Trade Commission in the Office of International Affairs and the Bureau of Competition, and the Federal Communications Commission’s Spectrum and Competition Policy Division of the Wireless Telecommunications Bureau. As Legislative Counsel for Congressman Mo Brooks, Peter’s issue areas include NASA, science & technology, immigration, energy, and judiciary matters. Peter is an Eagle Scout, an active member of the Federalist Society, an avid pianist, and a licensed private pilot. Peter and his wife, Kira, reside in northern Virginia.