Best-selling spiritual author and Democratic presidential primary candidate Marianne Williamson has laid off her complete marketing campaign workers, each at her nationwide headquarters and within the early voting states.
Now ex-campaign supervisor Patricia Ewing — who confirmed the event to Fox Information on Thursday — mentioned: “Marianne Williamson has run an extraordinary campaign. We are all proud to have worked for her.”
Former Rep. Paul Hodes of New Hampshire, who served as a prime adviser for Williamson and as her state director within the first major state, advised Fox Information: “I wish Marianne well going forward.”
A supply near the marketing campaign mentioned the writing was on the wall and that “it wasn’t a big surprise.”
At her top, Williamson had about 45 staffers nationwide. However that quantity has been dwindling for a while and he or she had simply two staffers left in New Hampshire.
The lengthy shot contender had struggled with fundraising and didn’t qualify for the latest Democratic presidential debates.
Williamson has been an unconventional candidate who preaches the politics of affection. She has emphasised “six pillars for a season of moral repair,” together with financial justice. She proposed making a Division of Youngsters and Youths and Division of Peace, and has pushed for reparations for the descendants of African-American slaves.
Williamson additionally led a meditation session on the marketing campaign path a few months in the past. Williamson advised Fox Information in September that “politics ought to be the place we specific our collective knowledge and that’s all that discovering your coronary heart is about.”
“Politics has change into too separate from an excessive amount of of regular life and that is simply regular life at this time,” she mentioned.