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Trump shakes up his campaign staff

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>> It must be restored.>> Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump shaking up his campaign team yet again just 12 weeks before the election amid sliding poll numbers and signs of disarray. Trump promoting senior advisor Kellyanne Conway to campaign manager according to media reports. He's also bringing in Stephen Bannon, a top executive from conservative website Breitbart News as the campaign's Chief Executive.
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So what does this meann for Paul Manafort who joined Team Trump in March and was promoted to campaign chair in June after Corey Lewandowski was fired. Manafort is expected to hold on to his job but the changes may be seen by some as a demotion. The Washington Post sighting campaign needs a saying that while Trump respects Manafort, he feels, quote, boxed in and controlled by people who, quote, barely know him.
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Separately, Manafort this week was sighted by The New York Times for allegedly taking more than $12 million from a Ukrainian political party with close ties to Russia, something the long-time GOP strategist denies. The latest shake-up in Trump's camp also comes on the heels of a scathing Wall Street Journal editorial saying that Trump should fix his stumbling White House campaign by Labor Day or step down.
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Democratic presidential nominee, Hillary Clinton, now showing a six percentage point lead over Trump, in the latest Reuters/Ipsos poll, released Tuesday.