Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal scored the support of a top former aide to Mitt Romney as he mulls a presidential bid.
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Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal scored the support of a top former aide to Mitt Romney as he mulls a presidential bid.
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Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal has scored the support of a top former communications staffer for Mitt Romney’s 2012 presidential campaign, CNN has learned.

Gail Gitcho, who served as Romney’s campaign communication director, will join the pro-Jindal super PAC “Believe Again.”

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“Gail Gitcho is the single best communications professional working in Republican politics today, bar none,” said Brad Todd, a strategist for Believe Again, in a release announcing the hire obtained by CNN. “Her insight and guidance will be a great asset to our team.”

Gitcho, a partner in McKay-Gitcho Strategies, served as communications director for the Republican Governors Association following Romney’s loss.

“Gov. Jindal is the sharpest policy leader in the conservative movement today and I am excited to join the team at Believe Again,” Gitcho said in the release. “There’s no doubt in my mind he is the right person to be the next Republican president. I hope he runs.”

The announcement comes on the heels of Romney’s decision to sit out a third presidential campaign and as other potential candidates ramp up their hiring.