Our team at American Moment is excited to announce a new addition to our Board of Advisors, James Braid.
“We are truly excited to announce one of the most talented congressional staffers in all of Washington will be joining our Board of Advisors,” said President Saurabh Sharma. “James has been an invaluable counsel to us since we met over a year ago. Today we formalize the special role he plays at American Moment.”
James Braid serves as Chief of Staff to the Hon. Ken Buck. Previously, he served as Rep. Rosendale’s Chief of Staff. In the Trump Administration, he was Deputy to the Associate Director for Legislative Affairs at the Office of Management and Budget. Prior to his service in the administration, he was Policy Director for the House Freedom Caucus, and served as Deputy Chief of Staff to Reps. Ted Budd and Mark Sanford. His first employment in D.C. was with Heritage Action for America, where he served on both the Government Relations and grassroots teams.
In 2019 he was a Lincoln Fellow at the Claremont Institute, and in 2021 he was a James Madison Fellow at Hillsdale College’s D.C. campus. In 2018, he was named to the Forbes 30 under 30 list for Law and Policy. He holds a B.A. in Political Science from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and grew up in Raleigh.