President Trump has called a meeting with senior political advisers from his Cabinet and reelection campaign as polls show his support slipping among voters in key battleground states.
Joining the meeting on Thursday are campaign manager Brad Parscale and White House senior adviser Jared Kushner, a top aide who has sought greater oversight of his father-in-law’s reelection effort. It is not on the president’s public schedule, and it is not clear what time the meeting was to occur.
Parscale’s new deputy, Bill Stepien, a former Trump White House political director who until last month was advising the campaign informally; top pollster Tony Fabrizio; and chief of staff Mark Meadows were also to attend.
The meeting was expected to be tense, according to a report by Bloomberg News. Trump is performing poorly in states earmarked as politically competitive.
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