Actor David Hasselhoff is weighing a bid for president that could shake up the current playing field. Communications strategist Liz Mair is in serious talks with the actor who starred in the ’90s hit show “Baywatch.” Hasselhoff, 63, would likely run as an independent.
The Mirror has obtained a copy of the letter that Mair has sent to her Mair Strategies’ clients. While the letter states that Hasselhoff is not yet revealing what office he is seeking, The Mirror has learned that the actor has his sights set on the White House. GOP front-runner Donald Trump‘s legal team will undoubtedly take issue with Hasselhoff’s potential campaign theme that includes a “Make America Awesome” super PAC.
Mair did not respond to questions concerning whether Hasselhoff still has his beach bod.
See the letter from Mair Strategies below.
I wanted to give you a heads up about some new political work we will be undertaking, should you have any questions or concerns about it and wish to address it with me.
Mair Strategies has been contracted by a representative of David Hasselhoff to explore a potential run for federal office by Mr. Hasselhoff. We’re not disclosing at this time which federal office Mr. Hasselhoff is looking at, though it would be fair to say that Donald Trump’s apparent political success has piqued his interest and belief that there might be a place for him in public service, too.
Please note that this represents a departure from the firm’s standard practice of only representing Republican candidates for elected office; if he runs, Mr. Hasselhoff will most likely run as an Independent.
Based on our conversations with our new client, we have not identified any conflicts of interest with existing clients, nor can we foresee any developing. However, as Mr. Hasselhoff has been a figure in the entertainment realm and not the political realm, please do contact me with any questions or concerns relating to issue positioning and the potential for conflicts to arise.
Note also that we do not currently anticipate any conflict between our work on Make America Awesome SuperPAC matters and this new client, but should that situation change, we have contingency plans in place to ensure continuity of leadership of Make America Awesome so that we will be well-positioned to continue serving our current clients as well as this newest one.
As I say, please can you let me know if you have any questions or concerns.
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