Newt Gingrich will reduce his campaign schedule and lay off a third of his staff in order to keep his presidential bid afloat until the Republican National Convention, according to a senior aide.

Campaign manager Michael Krull, who took over after a mass resignation staged by staffers last June, will be replaced by deputy campaign manager Vince Haley.

Another dozen staff members split between campaign headquarters in Arlington, Va., and in primary states will be let go by the end of the month, Gingrich communications director Joe DeSantis confirmed to The Hill.

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