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Trump turns to Facebook to announce replacement of Brad Parscale as campaign manager after huge Twitter hack & account lockdown

Posted On: Jul 16, 2020   |   Posted By: RT

Trump turns to Facebook to announce replacement of Brad Parscale as campaign manager after huge Twitter hack & account lockdown

US President Donald Trump has tapped a new campaign manager, but deprived of his Twitter handle following a major hack on the platform, decided - or was forced by a shutdown of verified accounts - to declare the move on Facebook.
“I am pleased to announce that Bill Stepien has been promoted to the role of Trump Campaign Manager,” Trump said in a lengthier-than-usual social media post on Wednesday night, adding that his previous campaign head, Brad Parscale, would remain in charge of “digital and data strategies” and retain a position as a senior advisor.
Both were heavily involved in our historic 2016 win, and I look forward to having a big and very important second win together.
While it's unclear exactly what prompted the personnel swap, the Washington Post cited unnamed officials who claimed the president was “angry” with Parscale over an ill-fated campaign rally in Oklahoma last month. Parscale hyped up the event, claiming the Trump team had been flooded with over one million...

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