William StepienLast Updated: September 28, 2022
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- Subpoenaed by 1/6 Commission
Campaign; deposition scheduled for Dec. 13. Before joining Trump’s reelection campaign, Stepien was best known for having served in the administration of former New Jersey governor Chris Christie — and having been caught up in what became known as “Bridgegate,” the scandal surrounding the closing of lanes entering the George Washington Bridge to punish a political opponent of Christie’s. When longtime Trump campaign aide Brad Parscale was ousted over the summer, Stepien replaced him.
William Stepien served as manager of the Trump 2020 reelection campaign. The campaign reportedly urged state and party officials to affect the outcome of the November 2020 election by asking states to delay or deny certification of electoral votes and by sending multiple slate of electoral votes to the United States Congress.