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CNN Commentator Gets Mass Payout From Trump Campaign

Corey Lewandowski will no longer be getting monthly severance payments

(Newser) - Corey Lewandowski will no longer be receiving regular payments from the Trump campaign, USA Today reports. The former campaign manager and current CNN commentator received the rest of his severance agreement in a single lump payment from the Trump campaign. It was likely a payment of $80,000. "Everything... More »

Trump Campaign Paid CNN Commentator $20K Last Month

Documents show it was for 'strategy consulting'

(Newser) - CNN was widely criticized for hiring a former Trump campaign manager as a commentator back in June. So you can imagine the reaction now that it appears the network may have actually hired a current Trump strategy consultant. The Washington Post reports FEC filings from the Trump campaign show Corey... More »

Trump Campaign Exec Paul Manafort Resigns

Move follows big shakeup

(Newser) - More turmoil at the top in the Trump camp: Campaign chairman Paul Manafort has resigned. The move comes after Donald Trump essentially demoted Manafort earlier in the week by creating a new position of campaign CEO for Stephen Bannon and promoting adviser Kellyanne Conway to the post of campaign manager.... More »

Trump Sues Former Campaign Aide for $10M

Sam Nunberg is accused of violating nondisclosure deal

(Newser) - In a highly unusual campaign dispute, Donald Trump is seeking $10 million in damages from his former political consultant Sam Nunberg, arguing Nunberg violated the nondisclosure agreement nearly every Trump employee is required to sign. Trump alleges Nunberg leaked confidential information to reporters. Nunberg, in court filings obtained by the... More »

Ex-Trump Aide: Star of David Fight Is PC-ness 'Run Amok'

Dismisses latest controversy over Trump's tweet

(Newser) - Corey Lewandowski, Donald Trump's recently departed campaign manager and CNN's newest analyst, is dismissing the brouhaha over his former boss' tweet featuring Hillary Clinton, cash, and a Star of David labeling her the "Most Corrupt Candidate Ever!" "The bottom line is this is political correctness... More »

Lewandowski's $1.2M Book Deal Is Dead: Report

He wouldn't turn over non-disclosure agreement: sources

(Newser) - Corey Lewandowski can probably scrap the title of author from his growing résumé . Sources tell Politico that Donald Trump's former campaign manager began seeking offers for a book, Let Trump Be Trump, in March and was offered a $1.2 million deal with HarperCollins before backing out in... More »

Trump's Fired Campaign Manager Already Has New Gig

Corey Lewandowski is CNN's newest political commentator

(Newser) - Unemployment didn't last long for Corey Lewandowski. The New York Times reports the campaign manager fired Monday by the Trump campaign became CNN's newest political commentator Thursday. Lewandowski gave his first post-Trump in-studio interview to CNN then apparently went straight to a meeting with CNN executives, according to... More »

The Question That Did In Corey Lewandowski

'What's your plan here?'

(Newser) - For all the drama associated with Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski, it was his inability to answer a simple question from the boss that sealed his fate, writes Gabriel Sherman at New York . "What's your plan here?" Trump asked Lewandowski at a meeting Monday morning in which the... More »

Trump Dumps Lewandowski

Campaign manager is out after reported infighting

(Newser) - For those wondering what it would take for Donald Trump to part ways with Corey Lewandowski , we have reached that juncture where the presumptive GOP nominee is shopping for a new campaign manager, reports the New York Times . “The Donald J. Trump Campaign for President ... has today announced that... More »

Trump Campaign Manager Won't Be Prosecuted: Reports

But he may still face defamation charges

(Newser) - The state attorney's office in Palm Beach County, Fla., will not prosecute Donald Trump's campaign manager for battery, according to multiple reports. Corey Lewandowski was charged with simple battery after former Breitbart reporter Michelle Fields said he yanked her away from Trump during a March 8 rally, leaving... More »

Cops: Girl Groped, Pepper-Sprayed Outside Trump Rally

Paul Ryan's name caused boos at rally in his hometown

(Newser) - Donald Trump has encountered protesters as well as hostile radio hosts in Wisconsin, and one of those demonstrators told police that things turned very ugly outside a rally in Janesville on Tuesday. Police say a 15-year-old girl was groped and pepper-sprayed in the face outside the rally in Paul Ryan'... More »

Trump: Fields Is Lying, May Have Tried to Attack Him First

'Wouldn’t you think she would have yelled out a scream or something'

(Newser) - Not only is Donald Trump standing by campaign manager Corey Lewandowski, who was charged with battery Tuesday, he's now accusing the woman who filed those charged, former Breitbart reporter Michelle Fields, of everything from lying to attempted assault. In an interview with reporters Tuesday afternoon, Trump said it was... More »

Trump Campaign Manager Charged With Assaulting Reporter

Corey Lewandowski slapped with misdemeanor battery charge in Florida

(Newser) - An ex-Breitbart reporter filed an assault report against Donald Trump's campaign manager earlier this month, and Tuesday morning those accusations came to roost. Corey Lewandowski turned himself over to police in Jupiter, Fla., just after 8am, and he was charged with misdemeanor battery, the Palm Beach Post reports. The... More »

Trump Defends Campaign Manager: He's 'Spirited'

'The police were a little bit lax'

(Newser) - With an accusation that his campaign manager roughed up a protester at a rally following on the heels of another brouhaha , Donald Trump on Sunday came to Corey Lewandowski's defense, reports the Hill . "I give him credit for having spirit. He wanted them to take down those horrible,... More »

Slew of Accusations Emerge Against Trump Campaign Manager

Sources say Corey Lewandowski roughs up reporters, is 'sexually suggestive': Politico

(Newser) - The Trump campaign manager embroiled in a dispute with an ex-Breitbart reporter who says he assaulted her apparently isn't much beloved within his own circle, either, with some staffers even planning a coup last month, sources tell Politico . Labeled by Roll Call as a "seasoned political operative" known... More »

Breitbart Reporter in Trump Brouhaha Quits

Michelle Fields, Breitbart editor quit for site not standing by her amid assault claims

(Newser) - The continuing saga of the alleged assault of Breitbart reporter Michelle Fields by Donald Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski took a new turn with the resignation of Fields and a Breitbart editor Sunday night, BuzzFeed reports. "Today I informed the management at Breitbart News of my immediate resignation,"... More »

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