Donald Trump's campaign announced Monday that campaign manager Corey Lewandowski will be leaving the team. "The Donald J. Trump Campaign for President, which has set a historic record in the Republican Primary having received almost 14 million votes, has today announced that Corey Lewandowski will no longer be working with the campaign," Trump spokeswoman Hope Hicks said in a statement. "The campaign is grateful to Corey for his hard work and dedication and we wish him the best in the future."
Lewandowski's departure comes as Trump faces a mounting push to turn his focus towards the general election, The New York Times reports. Lewandowski has long been linked to drama within the Trump campaign, particularly after Trump hired Paul Manafort as a top adviser in March. Lewandowski was also involved in an incident with then-Breitbart News reporter Michelle Fields earlier this year, in which he allegedly yanked her away as she tried to ask Trump a question. Becca Stanek