Corey Lewandowski

Lewandowski Claims Trump Would Have Kept Capt. Khan Alive
GOP nominee's anti-Iraq war stance remains unsubstantiated

Corey Lewandowski defended his former boss Donald Trump on Monday. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)

Former Donald Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski Monday added a new wrinkle to the Republican presidential nominee’s ongoing battle with the parents of the late Capt. Humayun Khan, asserting that the slain soldier wouldn't have been killed if Trump had been in charge a decade ago.  

“If Donald Trump were the president, Capt. Khan would still be alive today because we never would have entered the Iraq war in the first place,” Lewandowski said during a CNN segment focused on the burgeoning feud between his former boss and Democratic National Convention speaker Khizr Khan.  

Thanks, GOP. XOXO, Hillary
Clinton gets showered with unexpected gifts from Cleveland

Hillary Clinton has a lot to be thankful for after the many chaotic events at this week's Republican National Convention in Cleveland, writes Jonathan Allen. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)

CLEVELAND — Right about now, Rob Russo, the guy who handles Hillary Clinton’s correspondence, should be putting the finishing touches on dozens of thank-you notes.  

The Republican gifts to Clinton have come in all shapes and sizes, in some cases wrapped with brightly colored bows.  

Who's Going to Get Fired Over Melania Trump Speech?
Top Manafort aide was responsible for speech, according to reports

Responsibility for Melania Trump's speech reportedly lay with Rick Gates, a top aide to Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)

In the wake of plagiarism accusations that have embroiled Melania Trump's speech at the Republican National Convention Monday night, many people are asking: Who's going to get fired over this?  

Although Donald Trump is reported to be furious over the accusations surrounding his wife's speech, the Trump camp is not going fire anyone over the plagiarisms accusations, according to CNN .    

Remember That Time Corey Lewandowski Brought a Gun to Capitol Hill
Heard on the Hill had the story on Corey Lewandowski in 1999

Roll Call archives 1999.

In 1999, Corey Lewandowski , a bag of laundry and a handgun caused quite the scene in the Longworth House Office Building on Capitol Hill.  

The newly sacked Donald Trump campaign manager then worked for Ohio Republican Bob Ney as his deputy chief of staff. On April 30, 1999, Lewandowski tried to carry a bag of laundry into work with a handgun at the bottom of the bag.  

Michelle Fields' Snarky Response to Lewandowski's Firing
The reporter whom Lewandowski allegedly grabbed took him down on Twitter

Corey Lewandowski was let go as campaign manager by the Donald Trump campaign on Monday. (Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

The Trump campaign fired controversial campaign manager Corey Lewandowski Monday following months of negative attention. Critics went after Lewandowski for both poor campaign organizing efforts and for contributing to the violence that plagued Trump rallies throughout the primary season.

Trump Splits With Political Director Rick Wiley
Departure of top aide is latest shake-up in campaign

The Trump campaign statement said Rick Wiley was brought on as a consultant for a "short-term basis until the campaign was running full steam," but media reports noted that it was the first time the campaign had referred to him as temporary. (Tom Williams/Roll Call file photo)

Donald Trump continues to shake up his campaign staff as he heads into the general election, with a surprise announcement Wednesday that he is parting with his national political director Rick Wiley.  

The announcement, in a late-night press release, stood in contrast to the fanfare that accompanied Wiley's hiring just six weeks ago, when the former lobbyist was touted as a seasoned political expert who would bring depth and experience to Trump's staff.