Latest Corey Lewandowski News

Trump-backed candidates face scrutiny after minimal vetting

Oct. 08, 2021 00:16 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — One has been accused of assaulting another White House aide. Another allegedly threatened his ex-wife’s life, exaggerated claims of financial success and alarmed business associates with his erratic behavior. A third has asked a judge to keep past protection-from-abuse...

Gov. Noem cuts ties with former Trump adviser Lewandowski

Oct. 01, 2021 13:44 PM EDT

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem is cutting ties with political adviser Corey Lewandowski after the longtime confidant to former President Donald Trump was accused of making unwanted sexual advances toward a GOP donor. Lewandowski had been key to...

Gov. Noem cuts ties with former Trump adviser Lewandowski

Sep. 30, 2021 17:38 PM EDT

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem is cutting ties with political adviser Corey Lewandowski after the longtime confidant to former President Donald Trump was accused of making unwanted sexual advances toward a GOP donor. Lewandowski had been key to...

GOP candidate Herbster cuts ties with former Trump advisor

Sep. 30, 2021 17:07 PM EDT

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Republican candidate for governor Charles Herbster said Thursday he was cutting ties with a longtime advisor to former President Donald Trump after he was accused of making unwanted sexual advances to a GOP donor at a fundraising event. Herbster...

Texas congressman sworn in after beating Trump-backed rival

Jul. 30, 2021 10:56 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Texas Republican Jake Ellzey was sworn in to the House on Friday, days after winning a special election in which he defeated his predecessor's widow, who was backed by former President Donald Trump. Trump continues to hold tremendous sway over the GOP...

GOP’s Jake Ellzey wins US House seat over Trump-backed rival

Jul. 27, 2021 23:08 PM EDT

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Republican Jake Ellzey of Texas won a U.S. House seat on Tuesday night over a rival backed by Donald Trump, dealing the former president a defeat in a test of his endorsement power since leaving office. Ellzey’s come-from-behind victory over...