Trump to Beef Up Media Team as Political Pros Gain Influence

Campaign veterans are being added to his organization in preparation for the general election.

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump's spokeswoman, Hope Hicks, and Daniel Scavino Jr., director for social media, walk to their motorcade vehicle after Trump's visit to Jones Day law offices in Washington on May 12, 2016.

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Donald Trump's campaign is close to bringing on an experienced communications official to take over the presumptive Republican nominee's media operations, imposing a more conventional structure on the organization in preparation for the general election, according to two Trump campaign officials with knowledge of the decision.

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