Rosselló administration likely to cut ties with Lewandowski’s firm
Early in January, the Puerto Rican administration had asked for help from Corey Lewandowski’s consultancy firm. Governor Rosselló believed that keeping close ties to Washington would speed up the solution process for fighting the fiscal crisis in the island.
Corey Lewandowski’s firm was given a 4-month contract, which could have been extended if there was any success to it. Unfortunately, many believe that the work done by the firm is not holding up to the expectations, just as Lewandowski himself leaves the firm because of foreign contracts..
A newly published report from Lewandowski’s political strategy firm notes that the firm had promised Rosselló a meeting with most of the Trump administration, including President Trump and Vice President Pence.
Although Rosselló had publicly expressed his interests in meeting President Trump, a meeting is yet to take place.
“I don’t see how having a relationship with the president could be negative for Puerto Rico and I would welcome the opportunity,” Rosselló said. “I’m looking forward to establishing relationships because it’s
Rosselló already met with the White House deputy chief of staff for legislative and intergovernmental affairs with the help of Lewandowski. Though not certain, it is very unlikely that an extension to the contract between Puerto Rico and the firm will happen.