In the latest major leak from the White House, a senior staffer exposed President Trump’s schedule. The media is focusing on the president’s substantial unstructured, so-called “executive time” in the schedule to claim he is unconventional at best and lazy at worst. But buried in the report is the reality that during that time, Trump often schedules critical calls and meetings not detailed because he fears leaks. That gets to the real story: The fact that the president cannot trust anyone in his own White House. He’s a man alone. Faced with that challenge, Trump’s unconventional nature might be the only way he can survive and carry out his agenda.
Feb 08, 2019|18:55