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Vice President Kamala Harris’ incoming communications director Jamal Simmons has donated to the 2016 presidential campaign of Republican Sen. Rand Paul (Ky.), according to the Federal Election Commission. sawdust,

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FEC filings from Paul’s campaign Display Jamal Simmons of Raben Group, a political communications firm that working From 2009 to 2018, Simmons gave $250 to the senator’s bid for the Republican nomination in June 2015.

charity was first time seen Responding to Simmons by a Twitter user apologies 2010. for friday Tweet which appears to support the deportation of undocumented immigrants.

In 2014, Simmons responded to a tweet about Paul’s support for expediting the deportation of “immigrant children”. To write“I liked him a lot last week.”

The remainder of Simmons’ 51 other campaign donations since 2005 went to Democrats or left-wing political action committees, including a $100 donation to Harris’s Senate campaign in 2015.

Different news shops reported Thursday that Simmons would soon become Harris’ director of communications, and an unnamed White House official confirmed Simmons’ upcoming appointment. CNN And politician,

Simmons and the White House Haven’t Responded Yet Businesshala‘Request for comment.

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