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Tensions Growing as Trump Campaign Brushes Off RNC Advice, Sources Say

Trust between the two camps has steadily deteriorated as the Trump campaign seems to brush off RNC advice

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    Republican National Committee chairman Reince Priebus arrives at the Four Seasons Hotel for a meeting with Donald Trump and Republican donors, June 9, 2016, in New York City. Sources tell NBC News that, a week later, there are tensions between Trump's campaign and the RNC.

    Tensions are growing between Donald Trump's campaign and the Republican National Committee as the presumptive GOP nominee's operation proves sluggish to adopt suggestions from party leaders, NBC News reports.

    Six sources — granted anonymity in order to speak freely — detailed to NBC News how trust between the two camps has steadily deteriorated as the Trump campaign seems to brush off RNC advice on personnel, messaging and what it will take to win a national election come November.

    Behind the scenes, the RNC is struggling to get Trump's team to staff up, the sources say.

    But Trump communications director Hope Hicks told NBC Nes there is "no truth" to reports of tension: "The campaign has a great relationship with the RNC."

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