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White House legislative affairs director Marc Short speaks while White House budget director Mick Mulvaney listens regarding the possible government shutdown on January 19, 2018 during a press briefing at the White House in Washington,DC.

Marc Short, Trump’s director of legislative affairs, is leaving for a D.C. consulting firm as well as a teaching job at the University of Virginia, Politico reported in a story that quoted his two new employers. At Guidepost Strategies, Short will reportedly not lobby but be involved in work with clients including Reynolds American RAI, +2.90% , pharmaceutical giant Eli Lilly LLY, +0.65% , BMW BMW3, +1.40% and the American Petroleum Institute, the report said.

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