Netanyahu parts ways with Trump advisors

Corey Lewandowski, President Donald Trump’s former campaign manager, confirmed to Jewish Insider on Tuesday that he is no longer working with Benjamin Netanyahu’s re-election campaign.

“We went to Israel to conduct an assessment of capabilities and needs of the campaign. In short order, we helped to stand up a structure that will help the Prime Minister be successful,” Lewandowski told JI. “It was never our intention to be in Israel full-time — as we are focused on ensuring President Trump is re-elected in November.” 

As first reported last month, Lewandowski and David Bossie, Trump’s deputy campaign manager, were recently hired to serve as strategic advisors. 

Netanyahu said in a statement: “The American advisers were hired by us to help build the campaign. They did an excellent job and completed their work, we will continue to consult them in the future.”

Haaretz reporter Chaim Levinson first reported the departure.

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