Brad Parscale, supervisor of U.S. President Donald Trump’s re-election marketing campaign, speaks throughout a rally for U.S. President Donald Trump in Des Moines, Iowa, U.S., on Thursday, Jan. 30, 2020.
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The former top manager to President Donald Trump’s reelection campaign, Brad Parscale, was hospitalized Sunday after his spouse reported that he was armed and threatening to hurt himself, authorities mentioned.
Parscale, 44, had a number of weapons when cops in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, arrived at his dwelling, police spokeswoman Sgt. DeAnna Greenlaw mentioned in an announcement.
Greenlaw mentioned he was the one particular person dwelling on the time. Police took Parscale to a neighborhood hospital underneath the Baker Act, Greenlaw mentioned. The psychological well being regulation permits for involuntary and voluntary admittance.
Further particulars in regards to the incident weren’t instantly out there.
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In an announcement, Trump marketing campaign Communications Director Tim Murtaugh mentioned that Parscale “is a member of our household and all of us love him. We’re able to assist him and his household in any method potential.”
Trump introduced in July that he was changing Parscale, who had been working the president’s reelection marketing campaign for greater than two years, with deputy marketing campaign supervisor Invoice Stepien.
The transfer got here after Parscale mentioned that tens of millions of tickets had been bought for a marketing campaign rally in Tulsa, Oklahoma, earlier this month. But the event drew a far smaller crowd than anticipated.
— Monica Alba, Tom Winter and Jason Abbruzzese contributed.