Bloomberg Law
Dec. 9, 2021, 4:10 PM

Former Trump, Nunes Aide Lands Top Legal Job at Rumble Platform

Brian Baxter
Brian Baxter

Rumble Inc., a video sharing and streaming platform used by former President Donald Trump’s media company, has hired former National Security Agency legal chief Michael Ellis as its general counsel.

The Yale Law School graduate joined the White House in early 2017 as a senior associate counsel to the president and deputy legal adviser to the National Security Council. By mid-2020, Ellis held the role of senior director of intelligence at the NSC.

Ellis was previously a former general counsel to the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence under Rep. Devin Nunes (R-Calif.). Nunes will leave Congress in January to ...

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