Republican Donald Trump shaking up campaign

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at a campaign rally in West Bend, Wis., Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2016. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

TETERBORO, N.J. (AP) — Republican Donald Trump is overhauling his campaign once again, bringing in Breitbart News’s Stephen Bannon as campaign CEO and promoting pollster Kellyanne Conway to campaign manager.

The move comes just 82 days before the election and represents yet another campaign shake-up for the tumultuous campaign.

Trump tells The Associated Press in a phone interview that he’s known both people for a long time. He says, “They’re terrific people, they’re winners, they’re champs, and we need to win it.”

Opinion surveys show Trump trailing his Democratic rival Hillary Clinton nationally and in key battleground states.

Trump says his campaign chair, Paul Manafort, will maintain his current role.

The development was first reported by the Wall Street Journal.


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