Trump Still Paying Fmr. Campaign Manager Lewandowski as Consultant


Posted on: September 21st, 2016 by ABC News No Comments

Drew Angerer/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Donald Trump’s presidential campaign paid former campaign manager Corey Lewandowski’s company $20,000 in consulting fees in August, campaign filings show.

Lewandowski was fired as Trump’s campaign manager on June 20 after a series of missteps that included a physical confrontation with a reporter and being charged with battery over an altercation with protesters at a rally. The battery charges were later dropped.

Days after the firing, CNN hired Lewandowski as an on-air political commentator, a position he holds currently.

Trump’s campaign finance filing shows a $20,000 payment made to Lewandowski’s company, Green Monster Consulting, LLC, on Aug. 11 for the purpose of “strategy consulting.”

ABC News had previously reported the rapprochement between the fired employee and the presidential candidate.

Each day, Trump wakes up, usually in his Fifth Avenue penthouse, and has a routine round of phone calls, sources told ABC News last month. The calls include his campaign leadership, his children, some close allies and, quite frequently, Lewandowski.

“They talk almost every day,” one senior level campaign staffer said, requesting anonymity.

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Trump Still Paying Fmr. Campaign Manager Lewandowski as Consultant


Posted on: September 21st, 2016 by ABC News No Comments

Drew Angerer/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Donald Trump’s presidential campaign paid former campaign manager Corey Lewandowski’s company $20,000 in consulting fees in August, campaign filings show.

Lewandowski was fired as Trump’s campaign manager on June 20 after a series of missteps that included a physical confrontation with a reporter and being charged with battery over an altercation with protesters at a rally. The battery charges were later dropped.

Days after the firing, CNN hired Lewandowski as an on-air political commentator, a position he holds currently.

Trump’s campaign finance filing shows a $20,000 payment made to Lewandowski’s company, Green Monster Consulting, LLC, on Aug. 11 for the purpose of “strategy consulting.”

ABC News had previously reported the rapprochement between the fired employee and the presidential candidate.

Each day, Trump wakes up, usually in his Fifth Avenue penthouse, and has a routine round of phone calls, sources told ABC News last month. The calls include his campaign leadership, his children, some close allies and, quite frequently, Lewandowski.

“They talk almost every day,” one senior level campaign staffer said, requesting anonymity.

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