As the acting director of the Domestic Policy Council, which oversees the president’s domestic agenda, Ms. Rollins will lead one of the least visible but most crucial bodies during the president’s tenure. President Trump is naming Brooke Rollins, a conservative lawyer and long-serving White House official, as acting domestic policy adviser, according to two senior administration officials.
Ms. Rollins, who will succeed Joe Grogan, is stepping in as the president seeks to push several states to relax restrictions put in place to contain the spread of the coronavirus.
Ms. Rollins has worked with Jared Kushner, Mr. Trump’s son-in-law and senior adviser, in the White House Office of American Innovation. Before joining the administration, she led the Texas Public Policy Foundatio
Rollins is the President and CEO of the Texas Public Policy Foundation, one of the nation’s premier free market think tanks. Over the past decade, she has emerged as one of the nation’s most thoughtful and articulate defenders, in both media and policy, of the principles of liberty and limited government. Before joining the Foundation, Rollins served as Governor Rick Perry’s Deputy General Counsel, and later as his Policy Director.