The Nutters On Team Trump
It shouldn’t be surprising what the people behind the Trump campaign represent.
Corey Lewandowski, Trump’s aggressive campaign manager, has been described as “a bomb thrower ” with “a knack for spectacle, an eye toward making money and a proven willingness to defy the Republican Party”…
Sam Clovis is a long-time conservative activist from Iowa who has run unsuccessfully for US Senate and state treasurer. He started the 2016 campaign as a supporter of former Texas governor Rick Perry, writing of Trump in a private email that he had “no foundation in Christ, which is a big deal”…
Katrina Pierson has long been a fixture on cable news, often defending Trump, although she only officially joined his campaign in November. A professional activist who has warned Tea Party members of UN plans to take over Texas…
The conspiracy theorist
Unveiling his plan to ban all Muslims from entering the US, Trump cited a poll conducted by a thinktank run by the controversial Frank Gaffney . A Reagan administration defense official, Gaffney was squeezed out of government, then founded the Center for Security Policy. He has since become a prominent conspiracy theorist, claiming for example that Hillary Clinton aide Huma Abedin and top conservative activist Grover Norquist are agents of the Muslim Brotherhood.