Just when you thought it couldn't get any crazier

Just when you thought it couldn't get any crazier 

Donald Trump’s North Carolina state director allegedly pulled a gun on multiple Trump staffers but was never admonished by the Trump campaign, according to a lawsuit filed Wednesday.

The campaign official, Earl Phillip, was the head of the RNC's minority outreach team for North Carolina before he joined the Trump campaign.  Since the incident alleged in the lawsuit, he had been named deputy chair to the National Diversity Coalition for Trump.  After the suit was filed, Phillip resigned from the Trump campaign.   His response to an area radio station can be found here.

In 2014 Phillip raised some controversy when he said he did not believe Obama was a citizen and

 "You cannot be a Christian and be a member of, or support, or be a card-carrying member of the Democratic Party,”

In June, 2016, Phillip also raised controversy by ejecting a local reporter from a meeting of Republicans in the Triad area. That reporter noted

The Trump state campaign director threw this reporter out of the meeting. His remarks about his family history and why Trump’s position on immigration appeals to him were part of a sanitized prologue, and he made it clear that he would not speak candidly with a reporter in the room. “I can really do some talking, but I can’t because we have a member of the press here,” Phillip said. “I will leave it up to you: If you want to know the real deal, he’s gonna have to leave.

Phillip went on to note that with no reporter present at the gathering would be

“When we get into the meat — no potatoes, all meat"

The full 15 page lawsuit is embedded in this news story. 

Just when you thought it couldn't get any crazier 

Donald Trump’s North Carolina state director allegedly pulled a gun on multiple Trump staffers but was never admonished by the Trump campaign, according to a lawsuit filed Wednesday.

The campaign official, Earl Phillip, was the head of the RNC's minority outreach team for North Carolina before he joined the Trump campaign.  Since the incident alleged in the lawsuit, he had been named deputy chair to the National Diversity Coalition for Trump.  After the suit was filed, Phillip resigned from the Trump campaign.   His response to an area radio station can be found here.

In 2014 Phillip raised some controversy when he said he did not believe Obama was a citizen and

 "You cannot be a Christian and be a member of, or support, or be a card-carrying member of the Democratic Party,”

In June, 2016, Phillip also raised controversy by ejecting a local reporter from a meeting of Republicans in the Triad area. That reporter noted

The Trump state campaign director threw this reporter out of the meeting. His remarks about his family history and why Trump’s position on immigration appeals to him were part of a sanitized prologue, and he made it clear that he would not speak candidly with a reporter in the room. “I can really do some talking, but I can’t because we have a member of the press here,” Phillip said. “I will leave it up to you: If you want to know the real deal, he’s gonna have to leave.

Phillip went on to note that with no reporter present at the gathering would be

“When we get into the meat — no potatoes, all meat"

The full 15 page lawsuit is embedded in this news story.