August 18, 2016

#pnut4prez: Trump Assembles A New Squad

If there is one thing we learned on The Apprentice, it’s that Donald Trump is good at firing people. Hiring, however? The verdict is still out. With less than three months until Election Day, Trump is adding new officials to top posts overseeing his campaign. Kellyanne Conway will now be promoted from senior adviser to campaign manager, but Steve Bannon, wildcard and executive chairman of Breitbart News, will now be chief executive to the campaign. Bannon is known as something of a bare-knuckled loose cannon but that’s nothing compared to Roger Ailes, the recently ousted head of Fox News, who will also begin to advise Trump as he prepares for the presidential debates. This newly assembled rag-tag team of conservative media gurus are sure to turn heads this season.

Good Read: Bloomberg’s profile of Steve Bannon, “Most Dangerous Political Operative in America”

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