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Report: Corey Lewandowski Spotted Sneaking Off Trump’s Plane This Weekend

screen-shot-2016-10-15-at-10-58-03-pmPaid CNN contributor Corey Lewandowski, the man who once acted as Donald Trump‘s campaign manager, went to surprisingly great lengths to hide the fact that he flew with the mogul’s campaign Saturday.

Earlier today, Lewandowski was photographed in Newark, NJ as he disembarked from Trump’s plane. While the weather was mild throughout most of the day, Lewandowski was seen wearing hood drawn far down over his face.

Multiple reporters confirmed that Lewandowski was in the middle of Trump’s entourage as the real estate mogul flew to several events he held this weekend on the East Coast. Lewandowski’s presence on Trump’s plane is odd, given that media personnel don’t usually get to stay within his inner circle while traveling. Ever.

Former CNNer Soledad O’Brien noted that the arrangement was odd, and had was cause for several concerns regarding journalistic ethics.

Lewandowski has been a paid commentator and expert on the Trump campaign for months on CNN, since he was fired from his previous job back in June. The network’s decision to hire him has been a persistent subject of controversy.

Beyond Lewandowski’s unfriendly history with reporters, some felt that it was a conflict of interest that he spent months doing commentary on Trump while he still received severance payments from the mogul’s campaign.

Lewandowski is still known to be in contact with the Trump campaign, and has reportedly offered support in multiple capacities.

Mediaite has reached out to CNN for comment.

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