Trump ex-campaign boss hospitalized amid threat to harm self
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U.S. President Donald Trump's former campaign manager Brad Parscale has been hospitalized after he threatened to harm himself, according to Florida police and campaign officials.
FORT LAUDERDALE, FLA. -- Police officers talked Parscale out of his Fort Lauderdale home after his wife called police to say that he had multiple firearms and was threatening to hurt himself when he was hospitalized Sunday under the state's Baker Act. That act allows anyone deemed to be a threat to themselves or others to be detained for 72 hours for psychiatric evaluation. "Brad Parscale is a member of our family and we love him," said Trump campaign communications director Tim Murtaugh. "We are ready to support him and his family in any way possible." Parscale was demoted from the campaign manager's post in July…
The Associated Press, Jonathan Lemire and Terry Spencer