MSNBC host Nicolle Wallace mentioned leaked White Home scheduling memos reveal the reality about what President Donald Trump does all day.
“The reality bomb has been detonated,” Wallace mentioned on Monday. “Donald Trump doesn’t do a lot of something as president.”
The memos leaked to Axios confirmed that 60 p.c of Trump’s workday because the midterms have been spent in “government time,” or time he spends not in conferences or receiving briefings, however watching TV, making calls and utilizing Twitter.
Wallace mentioned the leak was “both the best act of insubordination in fashionable political historical past or the bravest act of a White Home whistleblower.”
Axios’ Alexi McCammond, one of many journalists who broke the story, instructed Wallace that a few of Trump’s “government time” was truly spent in conferences, however was hidden on the schedule to maintain it from others within the White Home. For instance, McCammon mentioned a latest assembly with Herman Cain, who’s reportedly into consideration for a Federal Reserve seat, occurred throughout scheduled “government time.” Equally, Trump had a telephone name with Turkey President Recep Tayyip Erdogan final 12 months that additionally came about throughout “government time.”
Wallace referred to as such actions “sinister.”
“Why wouldn’t he need folks to know he’s on the telephone with Erdogan?” she requested. “Is he hiding that from his personal State Division and Pentagon?”
Wallace, who served as communications director within the White Home of President George W. Bush, mentioned she is aware of what a presidential schedule usually appears to be like like.
“I noticed them each night time and each morning for greater than 4 years,” she instructed McCammond. “And I’ve by no means seen something like what you guys reported.”