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HDMK Partner Trent Duffy Weighs in On Scaramucci’s Firing

Trent Duffy, former deputy press secretary to President George W. Bush, discusses Anthony Scaramucci’s departure as White House communications director.  “Whenever a spokesman becomes more of a story than the President himself, it’s a problem,” says Duffy.

Posted in Media Clips

HDMK Partner Julie Cram Joins Former Homeland Security Advisory to President Bush, Fran Townsend, and Assistant for Legislative Affairs, Candi Wolff, for Politico’s ‘Women Rule’ Podcast

Julie Cram, former Deputy Assistant and Director of the Public Liaison Office and current HDMK Partner, discussed her role in President George W. Bush’s Administration with the Politico’s ‘Women Rule’ Podcast alongside Fran Townsend and Candi Wolff. The topics included:

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HDMK Partner Terry Holt Quoted in Roll Call

Why Ryan Is Key to Republican Moderates’ Survival Health care debacle has left GOP centrists without political cover Some moderate Republicans were left out in the cold by the GOP leadership’s push of a deeply unpopular health care bill over

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Entering Office Under a Cloud: How Trump, Bush 43 Differ

Real Clear Politics Rebecca Berg Donald Trump will not be the first president to face a deeply polarized country and doubts about the legitimacy of his victory as he is sworn in. But he has so far wrestled these challenges

Posted in Media Clips, News and Press from 2017, Terry Holt

Memo to House GOP: Don’t Get BTU’d Again

Published in Morning Consult January 18, 2017 Trent Duffy Well, that didn’t take long. House Republicans tried something politically risky, the Democrat-media complex pounced and President-elect Donald Trump put the tweet in the coffin. This was the so-called “controversy” over

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Five reasons why Donald Trump could be the ‘Greatest Communicator’

Published in The Hill December 2, 2016 Terry Holt and Trent Duffy President-elect Donald Trump may not have a popular vote mandate, but he possesses raw political assets that are even more powerful: superior communications skills, a highly energized, devoted and organized

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Trump’s muscular tone, Clinton’s experienced hand don’t matter if they can’t get DC moving again

Terry Holt, HDMK Partner Julie Cram, HDMK Partner For everything that Republicans in Cleveland and Democrats in Philadelphia did to differentiate themselves from each other, for all of the rhetoric and posturing, in many ways, they’re actually striking similar tones.

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Who Trump Should and Should Not Pick as a Running Mate – Former RNC adviser Terry Holt explains

Source: Fox News Former RNC Adviser, Terry Holt explains who Trump should and should not pick as a running mate. Watch the latest video at

Posted in Articles and Excerpts, Media Clips, Terry Holt

Republican Strategist Julie Cram Joins HDMK as Partner Strengthens Firm’s Bipartisan Public Affairs Capabilities

For Immediate Release March 16, 2016 Contact: Justin Bartolomeo (202) 789-4365; Washington, DC – HDMK today announced that Republican strategist Julie Cram has joined the strategic communications and public affairs firm as partner.  Cram brings more than 15 years

Posted in Articles and Excerpts, Media Release, Terry Holt, Trent Duffy

Sanders surprises with margin of victory

Fox News – February 10, 2016 Watch original video Watch the latest video at Former Bush-Cheney Presidential Campaign Advisor Terry Holt and Goodstein & Associates Partner Richard Goodstein on the 2016 presidential race.

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