Speculation about the possible political future of Meghan Markle is being fuelled by her and Prince Harry’s newfound connection to Genevieve Roth, director of Creative Engagement for the 2016 Hillary Clinton campaign.
Since leaving the campaign Ms Roth has founded the social impact agency Invisible Hand, which has now started cooperating with the Archewell Foundation run by the Sussexes.
Invisible Hand posted on LinkedIn that they “joined Archewell on their mission to drive systemic culture change across all communities, one act of compassion at a time,” earlier this year.
The couple entered the political fray ahead of November’s election, not endorsing any specific candidate but simply encouraging Americans to vote in a video for Time magazine. Meghan Markle said it was “the most important election of our lifetime”.
Democratic strategist Mike Trujillo suggested that the Archewell foundation could serve as a stepping stone to a run for office, noting the success of former bodybuilder, actor, and Republican California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger.
Mr Trujillo said: “Schwarzenegger had a big after-school foundation. That’s what introduced him to politics.”
He added to The Times: “She’s doing everything that’s appropriate and allowed given her new position but she’s definitely putting her toe in the water.
“And once your toe is in the water your whole foot is in and next thing you know you are knee-deep and then you are fully in.”
In August 2020, Meghan…