Former Trump campaign manager under psychiatric evaluation

Brad Parscale was tackled by police at his Fort Lauderdale home after his wife called 911 to report that he was threatening suicide, intoxicated and armed.
2:42 | 09/29/20

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I know you'll be on the scene today. The latest on president trump's former campaign manager Brad parscale now under psychiatric evaluation seeing new video of his encounter with the police. You see it there after his wife reported he was threatening suicide. Victor Oquendo has the story. Good morning, Victor. Reporter: Good morning, George. Brad parscale was transported here to this hospital for that mental evaluation. Police bleed cameras rolling as they arrived to his home and hearing the 911 call. This police body cam showing the moment ft. Lauderdale pd arrived at the home of Brad parscale who they find shirtless and sitting on his front step. I'm your friend. Relax. Even though he doesn't appear to be armed, other officers quickly rush in tackling him to the ground. To the ground, man. I didn't do anything. Reporter: The shocking body slam of the former trump campaign manager coming after his wife called 911 for help. He went away and then I heard a loud boom. Reporter: Telling police he was intoxicated and armed. Are there a lot of guns in the house. Maybe like four or five of Like rifles like that or handguns? He has a shotgun, he has a rifle, he has a Glock. I don't know. And so after he did that I was like, he just needs to like -- he's really getting out of control. Reporter: According to the police report Candace parscale said he had suicidal thoughts over the past few weeks. All right. Can you do us a favor? Can you walk out with no weapons? Can you come outside with no weapons please. Reporter: The once rising star famously led trump's successful social media strategy in 2016 speaking to "60 minutes" about an email he received then that changed his life. It said, Donald Trump is thinking about running for president. We need a website in two days. I said I'll do it for $1500. $1500? Yeah. By the end it was 94 million. Reporter: His stock soaring. In 2018 he was put in charge of the president's re-election campaign but under his leadership the campaign began facing serious financial issues and was eventually demoted following the disappointing turnout at a Tulsa rally in June. He was taken to a nearby hospital for a medical evaluation. The police report saying his wife had several bruises on her arms and scratches on her cheek and forehead. One officer saying she accused her husband of previously hitting her. The trump campaign releasing a

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