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“Who leaked that to you?” he asked. I said I couldn’t give him that information. He responded by threatening to fire the entire White House communications staff. “What I’m going to do is, I will eliminate everyone in the comms team and we’ll start over,” he said. I laughed, not sure if he really believed that such a threat would convince a journalist to reveal a source. He continued to press me and complain about the staff he’s inherited in his new job. “I ask these guys not to leak anything and they can’t help themselves,” he said. “You’re an American citizen, this is a major catastrophe for the American country. So I’m asking you as an American patriot to give me a sense of who leaked it.” More at The New Yorker.

He looks like the villain in an 80’s kids movie, sounds completely self-absorbed and is a bit of a twat. Perfect for the current administration.

Categories: Politics

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  1. That’s it! It’s a new reality show but the show is the show being made. Either that or it’s going to be a movie of the week.

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