“Corey Lewandowski is moving on to other efforts and we want to thank him very much for his service,” said former presidential spokesman Taylor Budovich. wrote on Twitter. “He will no longer associate with Trump World.”
The news comes shortly after Politico reported Lewandowski, a top Trump donor, accused making unwanted sexual advances During a charity event in Las Vegas this weekend. The woman, Trachelle Odom, said that Lewandowski touched her on her legs and buttocks and used explicit sexual language towards her.
The news outlet said four people said they witnessed the acts, and two others said Odom spoke about them shortly after the charity gathering.
“He repeatedly touched me inappropriately, said mean and hateful things, followed me, and made me feel violated and intimidated,” Odom, who is married to an Idaho construction executive, told Politico in a statement. “I am coming forward because he must be held accountable.”
The event took place at a casino in Las Vegas as part of a gathering for the Victoria’s Voice Foundation, an effort to combat drug addiction. Lewandowski sat next to Odom at a small dinner that also included South Dakota Gov. Christie Noem (R). Lewandowski serves as Noam’s unofficial advisor, and it is unclear whether he will continue to work for her.
A lawyer for Lewandowski told Politico that the allegations were “changing within minutes” and added that his team “would not honor him with any further response.”
Odom’s husband, John Odom, said the family was considering legal options.
The New York Times said that It is not clear whether Lewandowski will be deported permanently Trump from the classroom, noting that he has been removed and then reinstated in the past over his behavior. He was first fired in June 2016 after serving as Trump’s campaign manager, but again a month later on the good terms of the then-candidate.
Lewandowski was also accused of obnoxious behavior in 2017 by Trump supporter Joy Villa. The singer claimed that he slapped her on the buttocks during a party, although it is unclear what led to those allegations.
Former Florida attorney general, Pam Bondi, will replace Lewandowski as the head of the MAGA Action Committee.