Christopher Arps is a Republican strategist and communications professional with over 20 years of experience in organized politics. He is a managing partner with the public affairs and communications consulting firm Red Tail Strategies, LLC.  Christopher has worked as an aide to a U.S. Senator, a MO. state representative, a St. Louis County Councilperson and on numerous local, state and national campaigns.  He is the afternoon drive show co-host of St Louis’ NewsTalkSTL, hosts a weekly podcast called “Water Cooler Politics with Chris Arps” and regular writes for RedState.com.  He’s a national advisory board member of National Center.org’s Project 21 and appears weekly on Newsmax TV’s Wake Up America program on their behalf.  He’s married to Becky, the love of his life, and they share their home with two cats named Mika and Sadie that they absolutely they adore!