Donald Trump, in Shake-Up, Hires Breitbart Executive for Top Campaign Post

August 17, 2016 7:31 AM

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Donald Trump, in Shake-Up, Hires Breitbart Executive for Top Campaign Post

LAS VEGAS — Donald J. Trump has shaken up his presidential campaign for the second time in two months, hiring a top executive from the conservative website Breitbart News and promoting a senior adviser in an effort to right his faltering campaign.

Stephen Bannon, the executive chairman of Breitbart News LLC, will become the Republican campaign’s chief executive, and Kellyanne Conway, a senior adviser and pollster for Mr. Trump and his running mate, Gov. Mike Pence of Indiana, will become the campaign manager.

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