This should probably count for some kind of internship credit.
For the past few months, President Trump's lawyer Rudy Giuliani has been in the impeachment spotlight, with some people even accusing him of getting Trump into this mess in the first place. And since September, Giuliani's strategy for handling all of it has rested in the hands of Christianné Allen, his 20-year-old communications director who's still in college, Politico reports.
Allen got her start in conservative politics while Trump was still running for president, reportedly telling some Virginia campaign officials she was related to the former Virginia Gov. and Sen. George Allen to get a spot on the campaign. Both Allens have said this isn't true, and Christianné Allen says she only played along when others suggested they was related. But however she got there, Allen only rose through the campaign ranks, speaking at Trump rallies and "attempting to insert herself into everything," a Virginia campaign official said.
Eventually, Allen left public high school to keep campaigning for Trump, finished her degree via online Liberty University classes, and then started college online as well. She has said in speeches that bullying over her pro-Trump views led her to leave school, but Allen's father said he doubted that happened because "she's a fighter." Politico mapped out the conservative connections that eventually got Allen to Giuliani, but as one friend of Giuliani's put it, "nobody can figure out who the eff she is or how she got in there."
A few days before Politico published its article, Rudy Giuliani called it a "malicious hit piece" and said Allen is "doing one hell of a job blocking [the media] from misrepresenting me," and sent similar responses to Politico in a text. Read more at Politico.