Within minutes of the Donald Trump campaign announcing it was parting ways with campaign manager Corey Lewandowski, political operatives and journalists were sounding off on Twitter over the news.
Here is a sampling:
Michelle Fields, former Breitbart reporter who once accused Lewandowski of assaulting her (allegations that were not prosecuted):
Michael Caputo, one of Donald Trump’s senior advisers:
Benjy Sarlin, NBC News political reporter:
Step 1: Drop campaign manager on Monday AM without telling top backers first— Benjy Sarlin (@BenjySarlin) June 20, 2016
Step 2: ???
Step 3: Profit https://t.co/cjJE9cWzGp
Kurt Schlichter, senior columnist for Townhall.com:
Ben Shapiro, syndicated columnist, author, radio talk show host for The Daily Wire:
David Drucker, senior congressional correspondent for the Washington Examiner:
Max Boot, military historian, author, and senior fellow in national security studies at the Council on Foreign Relations: