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The New York Times: Donald Trump, in Shake-Up, Hires Breitbart Executive for Top Campaign Post
16:05, 17 August 2016
The New York Times: Donald Trump, in Shake-Up, Hires Breitbart Executive for Top Campaign Post

Mr. Manafort will retain his title, but the staffing change was seen by some as a demotion for him

16:05, 17 August 2016

New York Times

 Donald J. Trump has shaken up his presidential campaign for the second time in two months, hiring a top executive from the conservative website Breitbart News and promoting a senior adviser in an effort to right his faltering campaign.

Stephen Bannon, the executive chairman of Breitbart News LLC, will become the Republican campaign’s chief executive, and Kellyanne Conway, a senior adviser and pollster for Mr. Trump and his running mate, Gov. Mike Pence of Indiana, will become the campaign manager.

Paul Manafort, the campaign chairman, will retain his title. But the staffing change, hammered out on Sunday and set to be formally announced Wednesday morning, was seen by some as a demotion for Mr. Manafort.

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