Boris Epshteyn is the Chief Political Commentator for Sinclair Broadcast Group, one of the largest and most diversified television broadcasting companies in the country. Boris hosts the “Bottom Line with Boris” programs across Sinclair’s platforms, providing insight into issues ranging from foreign policy and national security to tax reform and healthcare.
Previously, Boris served as Special Assistant to President Trump and Assistant Communications Director at the White House. Boris managed strategy for media appearances by Administration representatives, as well as coordinated interviews of, and provided briefings to, top Administration officials, including the President and Vice President of the United States. Boris assisted with, and advised on, White House communications strategy across all subjects and appeared as an on-air spokesman for the Administration across national and local outlets.
Previously, Boris served as the Director of Communications for the Presidential Inaugural Committee where he directed communications strategy and implementation for the inauguration of President Donald J. Trump and Vice President Michael R. Pence on January 20th, 2017.
As a Senior Advisor to the Trump – Pence 2016 Presidential Campaign, Boris concentrated on communications messaging and strategy. He managed surrogate messaging, prepared and distributed talking points and briefed President (then – candidate) Trump and Vice President (then – candidate) Pence as well as campaign senior staff and surrogates. Boris also planned, produced and anchored the “Trump Tower Live” program, which aired on the Facebook Live platform, and conducted on air interviews with President (then – candidate) Donald Trump, Trump family members and other key surrogates.
Boris has made over 200 appearances across national, state and local media outlets (TV, radio, print) covering a diverse range of topics.
In addition to his political and media pursuits, Mr. Epshteyn has been a partner at a boutique investment bank specializing in private equity and venture capital transactions. Boris is a licensed attorney with expertise in international law, finance, and securities.
Boris graduated, cum laude, with a BSFS degree from Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service and holds a Juris Doctorate degree from Georgetown University Law Center.