Staffer Uses White House List To Seek Votes For The Hill’s “50 Most Beautiful” List

“I know Brad [Jenkins] would be honored if you voted for his nomination,” the White House intern writes to a White House “Artists” email list.

WASHINGTON — Brad Jenkins is an associate director in the White House Office of Public Engagement, usually working on outreach to Hollywood celebrities and other artists to help advance the Obama administration’s agenda.

On Monday, though, his intern used the White House’s email distribution list for artists to promote Jenkins as a candidate for The Hill’s “50 Most Beautiful” List.

From the email:

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