White House Communications Director Anthony Scaramucci’s obscene tirade against other members of the Trump administration is evidence that Trump is the source, but the country won’t be cleansed until the entire Trump White House is gone.
The current White House is so dysfunctional that the Communications Director went after the Chief of Staff with a false allegation of leaking.
Via The New Yorker:
Reince Priebus—if you want to leak something—he’ll be asked to resign very shortly.” The issue, he said, was that he believed Priebus had been worried about the dinner because he hadn’t been invited. “Reince is a fucking paranoid schizophrenic, a paranoiac,” Scaramucci said. He channelled Priebus as he spoke: “ ‘Oh, Bill Shine is coming in. Let me leak the fucking thing and see if I can cock-block these people the way I cock-blocked Scaramucci for six months.’ ”
In the same conversation Scaramucci went after White House Chief Strategist Steve Bannon:
“I’m not Steve Bannon, I’m not trying to suck my own cock,” he said, speaking of Trump’s chief strategist. “I’m not trying to build my own brand off the fucking strength of the President. I’m here to serve the country.”
The outburst makes Scaramucci look like an idiot who is unqualified. It also makes Donald Trump look like an idiot for bringing him into the administration, but there is also a bigger picture.
Those who are focused on impeaching Trump need to understand that getting rid of the President won’t solve the problem. This dumpster fire of an administration has got to go. If Trump leaves, but everyone else stays, the Executive Branch will still be unable to govern.
The problem isn’t only Trump. It is also what Trump has built at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue. Senior White House staffers are so busy fighting with each other that it looks like nobody is running the country. The presidency has been burned to the ground and left in a pile of ash.
The only way that the nation and its government will be functional again is if Trump and his three ring circus are removed and replaced by people who can make the government run.
Donald Trump has damaged an entire branch of the United States government, and the Scaramucci show is just the latest cluster bomb of humiliation for the United States at home and abroad.
Mr. Easley is the managing editor. He is also a White House Press Pool and a Congressional correspondent for PoliticusUSA. Jason has a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science. His graduate work focused on public policy, with a specialization in social reform movements.
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