Dino Teppara becomes the first Indian American to ever serve as chief of staff to a Republican member of Congress, in either the House of Representatives or Senate—the highest ranking Indian American staff member in the House.
In November 2015, Donald Trump sat down for an interview with Stephen Bannon, executive chairman of the Breitbart News Network, a far-right news and opinion site. In the course of the conversation, Bannon made the startling assertion that Silicon Valley has far too many Asian CEOs. An ominous portent of things to come? It certainly seems so today.