Trump son-in-law Jared Kushner has ousted a top Trump campaign official in a move that’s reportedly in response to President Donald Trump’s infamously botched campaign rally in Tulsa, Oklahoma last month.
Sources tell Axios’s Jonathan Swan that Kushner has reassigned Michael Glassner, the man who was responsible for organizing Trump’s rallies, to another post within the campaign.
In the wake of Glassner’s reassignment, Kushner has also hired Trump 2016 Arizona chairman Jeff DeWit to be the campaign’s chief operating officer.
One campaign source tells Axios that Glassner did not deserve to take the fall for the Tulsa disaster, despite the fact that it happened on his watch.
“”Michael didn’t really make many mistakes [at Tulsa],” the source said. “He did what he always did, and it just didn’t work post-COVID. I think he knew he was going to take the punishment for this. It was on his watch.”
Trump last month held his big comeback rally in Tulsa in a 19,000-seat arena that wasn’t even filled to half capacity by the time the president took the stage. After the rally, Trump appeared visibly dejected as he returned to the White House.
Trump continues to ‘lie to us’ about COVID-19 ending — and his facts don’t add up: report
President Donald J. Trump joked Tuesday about the coronavirus pandemic that's plagued his own country, killing more than 227,000 Americans to date. And, as the death toll from coronavirus in America steadily climbs with every passing day, it has not stopped the 74-year-old commander-in-chief from proclaiming the nation is "rounding the turn."
According to the CDC, the seven-day average of new cases is nearly 70,000 -- a record number that is only expected to get worse. The COVID Tracking Project cites that more than 42,000 people are currently hospitalized with COVID-19, up from an estimated 30,000 one month ago.
WATCH: Supercut of proof of Donald Trump’s long-held racism
Supporters of President Donald J. Trump regularly defend the divisive president claiming he isn’t a racist — but he has a long history showing the contrary. On MSNBC's The Beat with Ari Melber Wednesday, the host shared a supercut of instances where President Donald J. Trump's racism was on full display.
"This year's a fundamental reckoning," Melber began. He later added, "So every voter must answer, 'Are you for or against this?" Melber asked before playing a clip that showed a pre-presidential Trump who sought to disprove then-Democratic candidate Barack Obama's American heritage.
Ex-Republican explains why he foresees a ‘decade of Democratic dominance’
Over the years, veteran conservative columnist George F. Will has had plenty of criticisms of liberals and progressives — and contrary to what many of President Donald Trump's far-right supporters have claimed, Will is still politically right-wing. But there is no question that Will, who left the Republican Party and is now supporting former Vice President Joe Biden, has been a blistering critic of Trump. And this week in his Washington Post column, Will not only predicts that Biden will defeat Trump on November 3 — he predicts that the election will be so devastating for Republicans that Democrats will dominate the federal government for at least a decade.