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Former Trump Campaign Manager Brad Parscale Hospitalized After He Was Armed And Threatening To Harm Himself, Fort Lauderdale Police Say

Brad Parscale
The South Florida Sun Sentinel

The former campaign manager for President Trump's 2020 re-election was involuntarily hospitalized under Florida's Baker Act Sunday evening.

President Trump’s former campaign manager Brad Parscale was taken from his Fort Lauderdale home by police Sunday afternoon after his wife reported that he was armed and threatening suicide.

The police, called by his wife, went to the house in the Seven Isles community, an affluent area in which houses have access to the water. They made contact, “developed a rapport” and negotiated his exit from the house, the police said in a statement. He was taken to Broward Health Medical Center under the Baker Act, which provides for temporary involuntary commitment.

Fort Lauderdale Police Chief Karen Dietrich said the encounter at the house was brief.

Read more from our news partner at The South Florida Sun Sentinel.