'Womp Womp' Has Cost Lewandowski Speaking Gigs

He was dropped by one of DC's leading bureaus
By Rob Quinn,  Newser Staff
Posted Jun 22, 2018 12:17 AM CDT
Former Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski answers questions from reporters before a speaking engagement and book signing at the Colony Hotel in Palm Beach, Fla.   (John McCall/South Florida Sun-Sentinel via AP)
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(Newser) – Corey Lewandowski has been dropped by one of Washington, DC's top speakers bureaus, days after he said "Womp womp" while a fellow Fox guest talked about a 10-year-old girl with Down syndrome who had been separated from her mother. Leading Authorities Inc. books speakers for engagements that can pay up to six figures, CNN reports. GQ reports that Lewandowski, President Trump's former campaign manager, has also cancelled a Michigan rally with pro-Trump YouTube stars Diamond and Silk.

Lewandowski, amid heavy criticism, has refused to apologize for his comment. On Thursday, he retweeted Mark Hamills' comment that instead of "Womp womp" he really "made the sad-trombone sound: 'Wah-Wahh!', a commonplace comic sound-effect." Lewandowski said: "You hear well, young Skywalker." (Read more Corey Lewandowski stories.)

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