Donald Trump’s campaign manager denied reports that there is chaos in the campaign and staff is “suicidal.”
Paul Manafort reportedly said there was no truth to the rumor leaked by an anonymous source claiming that, behind the scenes, the Republican presidential nominee’s campaign is having a meltdown.
longtime ally of Paul Manafort, Trump’s campaign manager: “Manafort not challenging Trump anymore. Mailing it in. Staff suicidal.”
— John Harwood (@JohnJHarwood) August 3, 2016
A Trump campaign source, in reax to this, tells me “it’s all true” and “way worse than people realize.” https://t.co/nvioNcjMCJ
— Ali Vitali (@alivitali) August 3, 2016
A source tells @DanaBashCNN that some Trump campaign staff are frustrated w/ candidate lately, “feel like they are wasting their time”
— Dianne Gallagher (@DianneG) August 3, 2016
Manafort reportedly denied the rumors, saying “all is ok on the #Trump Train.”
— Howard Fineman (@howardfineman) August 3, 2016
As controversies erupted over comments Trump has made recently, many in social media wondered if there was perhaps some truth to the reports, while others questioned the credibility of unnamed sources.
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— Shirley C (@ghhshirley) August 3, 2016
if only someone saw this coming. https://t.co/3Ih6K4Ub6J
— GregGutfeld (@greggutfeld) August 3, 2016
@JohnJHarwood longtime ally of Paul Manafort? Is that an actual thing?
— avemaria412 (@avemaria412) August 3, 2016
@JohnJHarwood Spreading specious rumors is a form of subterfuge. Either you have a source you can name or you don’t.
— Zach W (@surfinwav) August 3, 2016
— regina craig (@craig_metime) August 3, 2016
— (((Lukas Simonis))) (@lsimonis) August 3, 2016
@JohnJHarwood saw Manafort mailing it in during Melania speech incident: appeared disinterested & lackluster. There’s nothing in it for him
— ziff (@Bleudrift) August 3, 2016
@JohnJHarwood I got the impression after Trump’s convention disaster that he’d resigned himself to losing. If so, he’d be uncontrollable.
— Jacquie (@Jacquie228) August 3, 2016
— Clarissa Ersoz (@not_an_erstaz) August 3, 2016
— Sam Maga (@samysamy1919) August 3, 2016
— Admirals fan 13 (@miltown13) August 3, 2016
— nico (@nicowine1776) August 3, 2016
@JohnJHarwood Amazing — Manafort built a career representing foreign dictators and authoritarians and Trump breaks his spirit
— Tobias G. Snyder (@tgsnyder) August 3, 2016
@JohnJHarwood and we’re back to Lewandowski’s strategy of “Let Trump be Trump” after a nice detour through Manafort-land
— Dave Greten (@GretenDave) August 3, 2016
Trump’s senior communications advisor weighed in.
— Jason Miller (@JasonMillerinDC) August 3, 2016
@JohnJHarwood This will be a colossal mess. Trump wants out. Who can the GOP put in? Tea party will object. Won’t agree. This is insane
— tribalone (@NPostupack) August 3, 2016
— Maria (@mariacsuarez50) August 3, 2016
@JohnJHarwood word on the street that several key staffers have resignation letters ready to go in the next 72 hours
— Backroom Politics (@BackroomPolitic) August 3, 2016
— K Patrício (@thekpat) August 3, 2016
@JohnJHarwood so his job to give Hillary the election worked.
— Reaganette (@Ezinger44) August 3, 2016
@JohnJHarwood I was so hoping this was all a carefully coordinated plan that was too sophisticated for me to understand.
— Paul Cosway (@pcosway) August 3, 2016
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