Trump hires son's girlfriend Guilfoyle as campaign adviser

Former Fox News host Kimberly Guilfoyle is capping one year of dating Donald Trump Jr. with a major new job: leading the charge in getting his dad re-elected.

Guilfoyle — who has been seeing the first son since last May, following his split from Vanessa Trump — has announced that she’s joining President Trump’s 2020 campaign as a senior advisor.

“It's time to get to work and WIN for America in 2020,” she wrote in a social media post about her new gig.

Conservatives are hailing Guilfoyle’s new career move, which comes about nine months after news broke that she was leaving Fox News. Amid rumors that her exit from the network was prompted by allegations of misconduct, Guilfoyle went on to become vice chairwoman of America First Policies, a pro-Trump PAC.

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NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 13: (2nd L) Susan Shin, Donald Trump Jr., Kimberly Guilfoyle, Bill Hemmer and Marla Maples attend the Zang Toi runway show in Gallery II in Spring Studios during New York Fashion Week: The Shows at Spring Studios on February 13, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Theo Wargo/Getty Images for NYFW: The Shows)
NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 13: (3rd L) Susan Shin, Donald Trump Jr., Kimberly Guilfoyle, Bill Hemmer and Marla Maples attend the Zang Toi runway show in Gallery II in Spring Studios during New York Fashion Week: The Shows at Spring Studios on February 13, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Theo Wargo/Getty Images for NYFW: The Shows)
NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 13: (L-R) Susan Shin, Donald Trump Jr., Kimberly Guilfoyle and Marla Maples attend the Zang Toi runway show in Gallery II in Spring Studios during New York Fashion Week: The Shows at Spring Studios on February 13, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Theo Wargo/Getty Images for NYFW: The Shows)
NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 13: Donald Trump Jr. and Kimberly Guilfoyle attend the Zang Toi runway show in Gallery II in Spring Studios during New York Fashion Week: The Shows at Spring Studios on February 13, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Manny Carabel/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 13: Donald Trump Jr. and Kimberly Guilfoyle attend the Zang Toi runway show in Gallery II in Spring Studios during New York Fashion Week: The Shows at Spring Studios on February 13, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Theo Wargo/Getty Images for NYFW: The Shows)
NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 13: (L-R) Susan Shin, Donald Trump Jr., Kimberly Guilfoyle and Bill Hemmer attend the Zang Toi runway show in Gallery II in Spring Studios during New York Fashion Week: The Shows at Spring Studios on February 13, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Theo Wargo/Getty Images for NYFW: The Shows)
NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 13: Donald Trump Jr. and Kimberly Guilfoyle attend the Zang Toi runway show in Gallery II in Spring Studios during New York Fashion Week: The Shows at Spring Studios on February 13, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Manny Carabel/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 13: (L-R) Donald Trump Jr., Kimberly Guilfoyle, Bill Hemmer and Marla Maples attend the Zang Toi runway show in Gallery II in Spring Studios during New York Fashion Week: The Shows at Spring Studios on February 13, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Manny Carabel/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 13: (L-R) Donald Trump Jr., Kimberly Guilfoyle, Bill Hemmer and Marla Maples attend the Zang Toi runway show in Gallery II in Spring Studios during New York Fashion Week: The Shows at Spring Studios on February 13, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Manny Carabel/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 13: Donald Trump Jr. and Kimberly Guilfoyle attend the Zang Toi runway show in Gallery II of Spring Studios during New York Fashion Week: The Shows at Spring Studios on February 13, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Manny Carabel/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 13: (L-R) Susan Shin, Donald Trump Jr., Kimberly Guilfoyle and Bill Hemmer attend the Zang Toi runway show in Gallery II in Spring Studios during New York Fashion Week: The Shows at Spring Studios on February 13, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Manny Carabel/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 13: (L-R) Susan Shin, Donald Trump Jr., Kimberly Guilfoyle and Bill Hemmer attend the Zang Toi runway show in Gallery II in Spring Studios during New York Fashion Week: The Shows at Spring Studios on February 13, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Manny Carabel/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 13: (L-R) Susan Shin, Donald Trump Jr., Kimberly Guilfoyle and Bill Hemmer attend the Zang Toi runway show in Gallery II in Spring Studios during New York Fashion Week: The Shows at Spring Studios on February 13, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Manny Carabel/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 13: Donald Trump Jr. and Kimberly Guilfoyle pose backstage Gallery II in Spring Studios after the Zang Toi runway show during New York Fashion Week: The Shows at Spring Studios on February 13, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Manny Carabel/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 13: (L-R) Donald Trump Jr. and Kimberly Guilfoyle at the Zang Toi front row during New York Fashion Week: The Shows at Gallery II at Spring Studios on February 13, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Theo Wargo/Getty Images for NYFW: The Shows)
NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 13: (L-R) Susan Shin, Donald Trump Jr., Kimberly Guilfoyle, Bill Hemmer and Marla Maples at the Zang Toi front row during New York Fashion Week: The Shows at Gallery II at Spring Studios on February 13, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Theo Wargo/Getty Images for NYFW: The Shows)
NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 13: (L-R) Donald Trump Jr., Kimberly Guilfoyle, Ruth Westheimer and Zang Toi pose backstage Gallery II in Spring Studios after the Zang Toi runway show during New York Fashion Week: The Shows at Spring Studios on February 13, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Manny Carabel/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 13: (L-R) Donald Trump Jr., Kimberly Guilfoyle and Bill Hemmer at the Zang Toi front row during New York Fashion Week: The Shows at Gallery II at Spring Studios on February 13, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Theo Wargo/Getty Images for NYFW: The Shows)
NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 13: (L-R) Donald Trump Jr., Kimberly Guilfoyle, Bill Hemmer and Marla Maples at the Zang Toi front row during New York Fashion Week: The Shows at Gallery II at Spring Studios on February 13, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Theo Wargo/Getty Images for NYFW: The Shows)
NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 13: (L-R) Susan Shin, Donald Trump Jr., Kimberly Guilfoyle and Bill Hemmer at the Zang Toi front row during New York Fashion Week: The Shows at Gallery II at Spring Studios on February 13, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Theo Wargo/Getty Images for NYFW: The Shows)
NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 13: (L-R) Susan Shin, Donald Trump Jr., Kimberly Guilfoyle, Bill Hemmer and Marla Maples at the Zang Toi front row during New York Fashion Week: The Shows at Gallery II at Spring Studios on February 13, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Theo Wargo/Getty Images for NYFW: The Shows)
NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 13: (L-R) Susan Shin, Donald Trump Jr., Kimberly Guilfoyle, Bill Hemmer and Marla Maples at the Zang Toi front row during New York Fashion Week: The Shows at Gallery II at Spring Studios on February 13, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Theo Wargo/Getty Images for NYFW: The Shows)
NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 13: (L-R) Susan Shin, Donald Trump Jr., Kimberly Guilfoyle and Bill Hemmer at the Zang Toi front row during New York Fashion Week: The Shows at Gallery II at Spring Studios on February 13, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Theo Wargo/Getty Images for NYFW: The Shows)
NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 13: (L-R) Susan Shin, Donald Trump Jr., Kimberly Guilfoyle, Bill Hemmer and Marla Maples at the Zang Toi front row during New York Fashion Week: The Shows at Gallery II at Spring Studios on February 13, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Theo Wargo/Getty Images for NYFW: The Shows)
NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 13: (L-R) Susan Shin, Donald Trump Jr., Kimberly Guilfoyle, Bill Hemmer and Marla Maples at the Zang Toi front row during New York Fashion Week: The Shows at Gallery II at Spring Studios on February 13, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Theo Wargo/Getty Images for NYFW: The Shows)
NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 13: (L-R) Donald Trump Jr., Kimberly Guilfoyle, Ruth Westheimer and Zang Toi pose backstage for Zang Toi fashion show during New York Fashion Week: The Shows at Gallery II at Spring Studios on February 13, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images for NYFW: The Shows)
NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 13: (L-R) Donald Trump Jr., Kimberly Guilfoyle, Ruth Westheimer and Zang Toi pose backstage for Zang Toi fashion show during New York Fashion Week: The Shows at Gallery II at Spring Studios on February 13, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images for NYFW: The Shows)
NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 13: George Whipple interviews Donald Trump Jr. and Kimberly Guilfoyle attend the Zang Toi front row during New York Fashion Week: The Shows at Gallery II at Spring Studios on February 13, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Theo Wargo/Getty Images for NYFW: The Shows)
NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 13: (L-R) Donald Trump Jr., Kimberly Guilfoyle, Ruth Westheimer and Zang Toi pose backstage for Zang Toi fashion show during New York Fashion Week: The Shows at Gallery II at Spring Studios on February 13, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images for NYFW: The Shows)
NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 13: Kimberly Guilfoyle and Donald Trump Jr. pose backstage for Zang Toi fashion show during New York Fashion Week: The Shows at Gallery II at Spring Studios on February 13, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images for NYFW: The Shows)
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She’ll now be working directly on the Trump campaign, becoming the latest de facto family member to be hired by POTUS. First daughter Ivanka Trump and her husband Jared Kushner are White House senior advisors, Eric Trump’s wife Lara Trump is a senior consultant to Trump campaign manager Brad Parscale, and both Don Jr. and Eric have been hitting the campaign trail while running The Trump Organization on behalf of their father.

While the Trumps aren’t exactly the first family to play favorites — it’s standard for family members to serve as campaign surrogates, and President Kennedy famously appointed his brother Robert to be his attorney general —Guilfoyle’s hiring is breathing new life into accusations of nepotism.

While Trump supporters are lauding what they call a “solid squad” on his campaign, critics are calling Guilfoyle — who was previously married to California Gov. Gavin Newsom — a “grifter” who is dating Don Jr. to “get on the payroll.”

Guilfoyle, meanwhile, hasn’t wasted any time in hitting the campaign trail. She and her beau joined his father at his rally in Wisconsin last weekend.

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