After assuring everyone that there isn’t a shakeup, there appears to be a shakeup in Trump camp with multiple sources reporting that Paul Manafort, who had totally not resigned as the campaign “expanded”, has just resigned.
SCOOP: A close friend of Manafort tells me he has resigned
— Robert Costa (@costareports) August 19, 2016
MANAFORT RESIGNS, per two sources briefed. Rick Gates remaining so far.
— Maggie Haberman (@maggieNYT) August 19, 2016
This makes the recent denials of a “shakeup” even more hilarious.
Stay tuned for updates.
UPDATE: The Trump campaign has confirmed Manafort’s resignation in this statement:
Trump statement on Manafort resigning: pic.twitter.com/S1OzwEmLsl
— Sopan Deb (@SopanDeb) August 19, 2016