New York Times reporter Jeremy Peters told MSNBC on Friday that it didn’t matter who President Trump chooses for White House chief of staff to his sources in the Republican Party: they’re bracing for unprecedented levels “paralysis and dysfunction” over the next six months.
Peters said that the “chaos” swirling around the president was making it especially difficult to find someone for the position.
“Under normal circumstances, which I know is relative for a Trump administration — “, Peters began, prompting a laugh from host Hallie Jackson.
“What does that even mean, dude?” she interjected before Peters went on.
“We are beyond abnormal at this point,” he continued, saying the GOP was bracing for the worst.
“Republicans close to the White House are telling me that the next few months are going to make the last six look like a dress rehearsal in terms of the paralysis and the dysfunction,” as the White House deals with not only the “sprawling” Mueller investigation but a Democratic-held House with subpoena power. “These Republicans I’m talking to are more and more concerned he’s going to be even more erratic and unpredictable.”
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Virginia Democrats are so fired up that the party chair had to scold them: ‘Sit down — be quit’
Democrats in Virginia are fired up as they gathered in Richmond for their annual gala dinner.
Political analysts believe the Democratic Party of Virginia has a good chance to win control of the state legislature in 2019's election, before setting their sights on the Commonwealth continuing its recent trend of voting Democratic in presidential elections.
Patrick Wilson, a political reporter for the Richmond Times-Dispatch, attended the event.
He reported that Democrats were so "noisy" that it was hard to hear the speakers, which include presidential candidates Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) and South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg.
‘Everyone knows what to expect’ at Trump’s Amway Center re-election kickoff
Donald Trump considers himself a legendary salesman, but can he really sell America on giving him four more drama-filled years at the White House?
Tuesday, he'll make his big pitch.
The 2020 reelection kickoff rally is being held in Orlando, Florida and campaign operations chief Michael Glassner says the "historic" event "has already generated tens of thousands of ticketing requests."
There's little mystery about how the night will go down.
Expect Trump, the self-promoting hero of his ghost-written book "The Art of the Deal," to claim the US economy is richer, the military stronger, and the country more respected than ever in history.
Florida man’s own family blasts him after he was arrested for racist threats: ‘This isn’t how we were raised’
After a Florida man was arrested for trying to start a race war, a member of his own family slammed his values.
"A Florida man’s social media posts that threatened violence against African-Americans, Jews and homosexuals and that urged his followers to start a race war netted him a $1 million bond," the Miami Herald reported Saturday. "And then there’s another $100,000 bond he would have to pay to get out of Lee County Jail because of a weapons charge."
Joshua Leff, 40, is being held in the Lee County Jail.