“Remember when candidate Trump accused Hillary Clinton of running a “vast criminal enterprise” out of the State Department? Well, Mr. President, what in the world would you call what your daughter’s husband is doing right now from inside the West Wing?”
In other words, Trump’s lawyers thought maybe it wasn’t the best idea for the President to have, as a key adviser, someone who is himself under the microscope for the very same possibly nefarious dealings that Trump is suspected of.
“I did not collude, nor know of anyone else in the campaign who colluded, with any foreign government.”
“He’s someone I would see around the office and who, I guess, was working for me.”
Well, it looks like Jared Kushner might have committed some treason. If you’ve turned on your television or worse, perused your Twitter feed, since Friday afternoon you’ve heard the story. Much like a starry-eyed, groom-to-be who’s $13,000 short on that $14,000 Tiffany Soleste engagement ring, when Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak wanted to set up a…
This is nothing if it’s not hilarious….
“One hundred days is the marker, and we’ve got essentially two-and-a-half weeks to turn everything around,” said one White House official. “This is going to be a monumental task.”
“He’s got a long fuse for that kind of thing,” said one former adviser. “I imagine he has gotten tired of this.”
We can depend on you to see the proverbial writing when it’s on the proverbial wall, right? Good.
Someone has to sit in the back these days…
“[Steve] has a very specific vision for what he believes, and what he shares [ideologically] with Trump. And he has for a long time now seen [Jared] as a major obstacle to achieving that.”
” Viewed internally as a SWAT team of strategic consultants, the office will be staffed by former business executives and is designed to infuse fresh thinking into Washington.”
“I didn’t want this job. My wife told me I’m supposed to do this.”
Rex is supposed to be the Secretary of State, but if you were going by things he’s said and public appearances, you’d be forgiven for thinking he was dead. Put differently, Rex is very much unlike Frederick Douglass, who, according to the President, “has done a great job and is getting noticed more and more.”