Trump insiders say there is no need to shake up a sputtering campaign, even as pressure mounts on campaign manager Brad Parscale for a poor turnout at Saturday’s rally in Tulsa and weeks of disappointing polls.
The president was said to be furious when he arrived in Oklahoma to discover that sparse attendance meant an outdoor event had to be canceled. And as the evening went on, his first rally in three months was overshadowed by headlines about empty seats.
Campaign sources told the Washington Examiner that Parscale was under intense scrutiny but that his job was safe for now.
“Parscale surprised everyone in 2016 when digital turned out to be so important,” said one campaign adviser. “But he’s something of a political novice, and the messaging and strategy are all over the place.”
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