After too many people to count turned down Donald Trump’s White House Chief of Staff job this month, Trump suffered the ultimate humiliation when he offered it to budget director Mick Mulvaney as a last resort – and even Mulvaney was only willing to take the job on an interim basis. At the time, we wondered why. Now we’re getting our answer.
Sure, Mick Mulvaney has just enough rocks in his head to understand that Donald Trump always asks his Chief of Staff to commit obstruction of justice felonies. And yeah, there’s little motivation to take a promotion when the whole place could be out of business in a week or a month. But it turns out Mulvaney had a very specific reason for not wanting the public exposure that comes with a high profile job like White House Chief of Staff.
We all famously recall that Donald Trump wasn’t willing to hire anyone for his administration who had made negative remarks about him at any point during the 2016 election cycle. Trump is also lazy and incompetent and doesn’t do his homework, so Mick Mulvaney was hired even though he seems to have roughly the same opinion of Trump that you and I do. It turns out Mulvaney didn’t just make the one remark about Trump being a “terrible person.” Oh no, it’s much worse than that.
Even as Donald Trump is placing all of his few remaining chips on his idiotic border wall fantasy, CNN is reporting that Mick Mulvaney once publicly slammed Trump’s wall idea as being “absurd and almost childish.” No wonder Mulvaney didn’t want the Chief of Staff job. The resulting exposure is going to end up costing him the budget director job he has now. Then again, at this rate, the Trump regime could be over within weeks anyway.
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