British Prime Minister Theresa May hired Jim Messina toteam ahead of the June 8 election, Bloomberg reported Monday.
Messina, who was part of David Cameron’s Tory campaign team for the 2015 general election, previously worked as Barack Obama’s deputy chief of staff and as a campaign manager for his re-election bid in 2012.
He also advised Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy, who took charge of a minority government in October last year.
May also hired political strategist Lynton Crosby, who worked closely with Cameron.
MPs last weekfor a snap election that she says will strengthen Britain’s negotiating position in the Brexit negotiations with the EU.
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