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John Stapleton

Committee on Homeland Security


Last updated: May 9, 2018

John Stapleton is a Senior Advisor at the Committee on Homeland Security in the House of Representatives. In this role he works closely with the Committee press team and Subcommittee staff to formulate and communicate Chairman Michael McCaul’s policy positions on terrorism, border and cybersecurity, and all other issues confronting the safety of our homeland. He previously served as Communications Director for Congressmen David McKinley and Marlin Stutzman and as Speechwriter for Senator Rob Portman and Majority Leader Eric Cantor. Before working on Capitol Hill, John worked in the Asia Division at the International Republican Institute. He has a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Political Science from American University in Washington, DC.

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