Trump taps adviser Manafort to be campaign chairman: CNN

Reuters News
Posted: May 19, 2016 2:39 PM

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Donald Trump, the presumptive Republican nominee for U.S. president, has tapped senior adviser Paul Manafort to be campaign chairman and chief strategist, CNN's chief Washington correspondent said in a tweet on Thursday.

In his tweet, CNN's Jake Tapper cited campaign spokeswoman Hope Hicks.

(Reporting by Timothy Ahmann; Editing by Eric Walsh)