GOP presidential front-runner Donald Trump fired his political director Rick Wiley after a mere six weeks on the job, which put Scott Walker and a negative brand back in the news:
* NBC News:
* NBC News:
Wiley was the former campaign manager for the failed Scott Walker campaign.* US News & World Report:
Before joining Trump, Wiley was the manager of Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker's failed presidential campaign.
Walker folded his campaign after just 71 days, having overspent his fundraising while collapsing in the polls.* USA Today:
Wiley is the former executive director of the* The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, with a USA Today byline:
Wisconsin Republican Partyand he ran Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker's ill-fated presidential campaign. Many pundits blamed Wiley for Walker's quick exit from the nomination battle after the campaign hired a massive campaign staff and quickly burned through its funds.
Veteran Republican political operative Rick Wiley, who ran Scott Walker's ill-fated presidential campaign and was then hired as Donald Trump's national political director in April, is already being shown the door by the Trump campaign.The Daily Mail
Wiley joined the campaign just six weeks ago, having managed Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker's failed presidential campaign.