Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump says he’s going to be a “Law and Order” president, but his own campaign doesn’t seem to care about law or order.
A former Trump campaign staffer has filed a lawsuit claiming that the campaign’s former state director for North Carolina pulled a gun on him and several other staffers.
“All of a sudden, [Vincent Bordini] saw [state director Earl Phillip] pull a gun out from his side of the Jeep,” the suit says. “It was a .45 caliber pistol. It was loaded… Phillip then moved the gun toward Vincent. He pointed it at, and then placed the barrel on, Vincent’s left knee cap…
“Vincent froze. Philip’s gun was loaded and the safety was off. A bump in the road would likely result in a bullet hole, and worse, in Vincent’s knee. Once the initial shock wore off, Vincent said, ‘What the f— are you doing?’”
Bordini, who was hired by the campaign as a software trainer, claims in the lawsuit that least 4 other staffers or volunteers had a gun pointed at them by Phillip. The lawsuit also claims he told senior Trump campaign staff, including former manager and current CNN talking-head Corey Lewandowski, about the guns and they did absolutely nothing about it.
The stuffed olive on top of this shit sandwich is Phillip performing “minority outreach” for the Trump campaign, or so he says. Hopefully he didn’t threaten them with guns, too.
This is certainly one of the most bizarre campaign stories I’ve ever heard, but I can’t say it’s surprising. I necessarily assume that anyone willing to work for the Trump campaign is either incredibly racist or certifiable.