Former Donald Trump campaign manager Brad Parscale hospitalized after threatening to harm himself, Florida police say

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Police arrived at Parscale's home in Fort Lauderdale after his wife called saying he was threatening suicide and had firearms, according to reports.
Brad Parscale tosses out "Keep America Great" hats to supporters at rally for President Donald Trump in August 2019 in Manchester, N.H.

Brad Parscale, the former campaign manager for President Donald Trump, was hospitalized Sunday in Florida after his wife called police to say he planned to harm himself.

Police arrived at Parscale's home in Fort Lauderdale after his wife called saying he was threatening suicide and had firearms, the South Florida Sun-Sentinel reported. The newspaper said Fort Lauderdale Police Chief Karen Dietrich described the incident at Parscale's house as brief.

Dietrich said Parscale didn't threaten police and willingly left his house and was taken to a local hospital after negotiating with police, the Sun-Sentinel reported.

Police Sgt. DeAnna Greenlaw said Parscale was hospitalized under the state's Baker Act, which allows anyone deemed to be a threat to themselves or others to be detained for 72 hours for psychiatric…
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