Brad Parscale, President Trump’s former campaign manager who was demoted to senior adviser, is stepping away from the campaign, telling Politico he needs to “focus on my family and get help dealing with the overwhelming stress.”
Parscale, 44, was involuntarily detained by police in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, over the weekend. His wife, Candice Parscale, told a 911 dispatcher that she heard a loud noise in their home, and she thought her husband may have shot himself, as he was suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder and had been making comments about suicide. When police arrived, she told them she had to flee because he was wielding a handgun and “ranting and raving,” Politico reports.
Officers wrote in their reports that Candice Parscale had “contusions” on her arms, forehead, and cheek, which she received “a few days ago during a physical altercation with Bradley, which she did not report.” Officers were able