National Political Director ‘Steps Back’ from Trump Campaign
The Trump campaign has just lost it’s long-time national political director Jim Murphy.
The Hill reports:
Donald Trump’s national political director, Jim Murphy, said Thursday he is stepping back from the Republican nominee’s campaign.
“I have not resigned but for personal reasons have had to take a step back from the campaign,” Murphy said, as first reported by Politico.
Murphy was brought on to the campaign in June and is a close friend of Trump’s former campaign chairman Paul Manafort.
He previously managed floor operations at three GOP conventions, and was an adviser to Bob Dole’s 1988 and 1996 presidential campaigns.
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