Paul Manafort May Not Be Able To Control A 'Not Quite' Presidential Donald Trump

One of the more discussed signatures of the Donald Trump campaign since he first announced he was running for the oval office, has been the brash, unfiltered presentations he's displayed in his rallies, in interviews, and especially via Twitter, where, in 140 characters or less, he's been able to cause a lot of headaches for the GOP.

Because of this, many pundits and candidates have said repeatedly that he shows he lacks knowledge on the major issues and he cannot be taken seriously as a presidential candidate.

Now there are promises coming from the Trump campaign that are saying that this image will change, and that the public is going to see a different and more presidential Trump.

The announcement has received enough attention that even his most valid rival Republican candidate, Senator Ted Cruz, even spoke about this "new" Trump, as a sign that he was lying to his supporters.


In the video when Trump supporters are asked about the reported changes in Trump's presentation, those who were interviewed appear to continue to stand by their candidate, which also appears to hint that Donald Trump was likely right when he talked about the unwavering support for him back in January.

"I could stand in the middle of 5th Avenue and shoot somebody and I wouldn't lose voters."
CNN published a report about the speech Donald Trump made in Iowa where he refers to other supporters and their loyalty.

The Inquisitr wrote about the AIPAC conference last month, which included Trump, who started to show signs of a change in tone to become "more presidential" during his speech.

Donald Trump In AIPAC TelePrompTer at AIPAC 2016.
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump is reflected in a TelePrompTer as he speaks at the 2016 American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) Policy Conference at the Verizon Center, on Monday, March 21, 2016, in Washington. [Image by Evan Vucci | AP Photo)The Washington Post also took notice of the changes, when they wrote about how Trump was flanked by teleprompters.

This can also be seen in contrast with his appearance at the Republican Jewish Coalition from Washington in December, 2015, where it was reported that he was not only booed on stage, but also made a lot of racial stereotype comments during his speech.

The Inquisitr reported that Donald Trump's new campaign manager, Paul Manafort, had a closed-door meeting with GOP leaders during the week, promising to clean up Trump's image, in order to leave the image of the RNC less tarnished than it already is.

The same article points to Trump's comments against the anti-transgender bathroom bill that was recently passed in North Carolina, which is likely an attempt to get more moderate voters than those from the far right, which seem to make up a large part of his base.

Ben Carson Paul Manafort head to Trump meeting.
Former Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson, now a Donald Trump supporter and political strategist for the Trump campaign Paul Manafort, both head to the Republican National Committee Spring Meeting, Thursday, April 21, 2016, in Hollywood, Fla. Image by Wilfredo Lee | AP Photo]

Ted Cruz was also mentioned in the article for calling Donald Trump out on his views, but for also pointing out that Paul Manafort, who is Donald Trump's new political consultant, is the immediate source of the image change.

Likely, Donald Trump is aware that the change of image could overall impact his base supporters, voters he's been gathering and rallying for the entire life of his campaign, and despite the promises, Donald Trump said to them during a stop in Connecticut, that he was would "not tone it down."


As of this writing, Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton has released an ad warning voters to not be deceived by the "new" Donald Trump.

The Associated Press data predicts that Donald Trump will win all five states on Super Tuesday and that Ted Cruz will win Indiana on May 3.

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