Trump Spox: Lewandowski Not Going Anywhere, Maybe Rules for Press Access Should Change
Donald Trump spokeswoman Katrina Pierson affirmed on CNN this afternoon that the campaign has “total confidence” in Corey Lewandowski after he was charged with battery for grabbing Michelle Fields. She said he’s “absolutely” staying on as campaign manager.
She told Wolf Blitzer people get “smacked around” all the time at campaigns and people get hit and grabbed. Pierson insisted that Fields exaggerated what happened to her and said that she “wasn’t too concerned about the reaction initially.”
Pierson even said, “Perhaps campaigns––particularly presidential campaigns––should begin to change the rules of the type od access the press gets from now on.”
When asked why Lewandowski was the one who stepped in and not the Secret Service, Pierson said that in their campaign, staffers “take on multiple roles.”
And even if he’s found guilty, it seems like the Trump campaign––as Pierson made it clear––will continue to have him on as campaign manager.
Watch above, via CNN.
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