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Reince Priebus

  1. coronavirus
    National Conservatives Coordinated State Lockdown ProtestsIt’s not so much spontaneous grassroots as astroturf paid for by national groups aligned with Trump that underlies the rapidly spreading protests.
  2. politics
    Trump Asked Reince Priebus How Badgers ‘Work,’ If They’re ‘Mean’: ReportTo be distracted from an important meeting with thoughts of a charismatic animal is perhaps the most relatable the president has ever been.
  3. Priebus: Trump Didn’t Really Want to Fire Mueller Last SummerIn his first post-White House interview, the former chief of staff gave a full-throated defense of the president.
  4. The Trump White House Set Record for First-Year Staff DeparturesThe administration’s 34 percent first-year turnover rate is the highest in four decades — and double the previous record set under Ronald Reagan.
  5. trump palace
    Why ‘the Mooch’ Whacked Reince PriebusAn undignified end for the Trump team’s original outsider.
  6. the national interest
    Reince Priebus: Requiem for a MinionA hack forever tainted in Trump’s eyes by his one moment of decency.
  7. John Kelly Is No-Nonsense. Can He Run an All-Nonsense White House?Donald Trump likes having generals around, and he really likes John Kelly. But can a Marine “run” a White House whose boss loves chaos above all?
  8. Priebus Out As Trump’s Chief of Staff, General and former DHS Head Kelly In.Trump tweeted that he is proud of Priebus and all they accomplished.
  9. The Best Quotes From Anthony Scaramucci’s Absolutely Bonkers New Yorker Rant“Reince is a f*cking paranoid schizophrenic.” And so much more.
  10. the national interest
    Anthony Scaramucci Is Unclear on Concept of Legal SystemYou can see why Trump digs this guy.
  11. Scaramucci Appears to Accuse Priebus of Leaking, Calls for FBI InvestigationThe White House communications director then deleted the tweet and claimed he just meant Reince is on the case.
  12. Anthony Scaramucci Begins Staff Purge in Effort to Stop LeaksThe White House staff can’t leak to the press if there is no White House staff.
  13. Instead of a Reassuring Senior Communications Director, Trump Chose the MoochAt a time when the White House could benefit from a steady, respected hand to run the communications shop, Trump went in a very different direction.
  14. Special Counsel Might Be Win for Trump — He Freaked Out on Twitter AnywayAlbeit a surprise, the move could give the embattled White House some breathing room. But Trump can’t suppress his anger.
  15. 7 Reasons the GOP Got Its Hideous Health-Care Bill Through the HouseHere’s why House moderates voted for a more unpopular, right-wing version of a bill that was too unpopular and right-wing for them just weeks ago.
  16. impossible dreams
    Reince Priebus Says White House Has ‘Looked at’ Changing Libel LawsThe Trump administration can look all it wants — there is next to no chance it will ever be able to open up U.S. libel laws.
  17. fake news
    Exclusive! Reince Priebus’s Email About Trump’s 100-Day Ideas“If we have an alien packed away somewhere, now’s the time.”
  18. fake news
    Exclusive! Jared Kushner’s Secret Chat Transcripts“jkHARVARD: ARE we bombing Iraq?”
  19. Both Bannon and Priebus Are Reportedly on Trump’s Chopping BlockMeanwhile, the battle between Steve Bannon and Jared Kushner rages.
  20. the national interest
    Republicans Tearing Each Other to Pieces Over Trumpcare DebacleIt’s the Night of the Long Knives for the fine-tuned machine.
  21. President Trump Has Tried Nothing and He’s All Out of IdeasTrump knows that his management style isn’t working. But if browbeating his enemies and sowing rivalries among his aides doesn’t work, what will?
  22. White House Staffers Blame Reince Priebus, Not Erratic Boss, for Chaotic StartThe chief of staff is ruining everything with his unfocused meetings and insistence on hiring people he likes.
  23. the national circus
    Trump’s Rollback on Transgender Bathroom Rule Is Just the BeginningIt looked like Attorney General Jeff Sessions’s warm-up act in loosening protections for all minorities.
  24. Bannon: The Worse Trump’s Media Coverage Is, the Better He’s DoingThe chief White House strategist tells CPAC — over and over — that they can’t believe any bad news about the Trump administration.
  25. Is Trump Taking Over Conservatism, or Is Conservatism Absorbing Trump?The evidence ahead of a key right-wing conference suggests that it’s the right that’s moving.
  26. Breitbart Blames Priebus for All of the Trump Administration’s ProblemsThe leading voice for the “Bannon Wing” of the White House points a finger at the chief of staff – even for the difficulties of repealing Obamacare.
  27. early and often
    Steve Bannon and Reince Priebus Want You to Know They’re Actually FriendsThe rumors they are in a Hunger Games–style death match? “It bothers us because it’s not true. We actually like and care about each other a lot.”
  28. The White House Has Thrown Out ‘the Mooch’Anthony Scaramucci’s position in the White House was scuttled by either ethics concerns or petty infighting.
  29. Reince Priebus Doubles Down on White House’s Jew-less Holocaust Statement“Everyone’s suffering in the Holocaust.”
  30. trainwrecks
    Priebus Says Green-Card Holders Exempt From Entry Ban, Contradicting White HouseCount the Trump administration among those who don’t seem to understand the president’s new executive order.
  31. Trump Asks If We Are ‘Living in Nazi Germany,’ As Priebus Denies Russia Leak“I have nothing to do with Russia — no deals, no loans, no nothing!”
  32. Has Trump Really Taken Social Security and Medicare Reform Off the Table?There are serious tensions within the GOP on the matter. But the president-elect has given a new signal.
  33. trump transition
    Trump’s Transition Team ‘Is Like Game of ThronesThere is a power struggle at the center of it between Steve Bannon and Reince Priebus.
  34. conflicts of interest
    Trump Met With His Indian Business Partners Last Week, Raising Pay-to-Play FearsBut Trump’s new chief of staff says the American people have nothing to worry about.
  35. trump transition
    With Bannon Pick, Trump Invites Alt-Right Into the White HouseThe president-elect set up a feud at the top of his administration by naming Reince Priebus chief of staff and Steve Bannon chief strategist.
  36. Even Trump’s Closest Advisers Aren’t Quite Sure How He’ll GovernHe is “basically a blank slate that needs to be filled in.”
  37. Trump Reportedly Lining Up Giuliani and Gingrich for CabinetWho’s ready for Secretary of State Gingrich and Attorney General Giuliani?
  38. the national interest
    The Republican Party Gave Its Data to a White Nationalist. What Could Go Wrong?Maybe they should have asked Jesse Pinkman how that partnership was going to work out.
  39. the national interest
    Enraged Trump Toady Reince Priebus Contemplates Lashing Out With Nice EmailThe gloves are off.
  40. gop
    RNC Chair Reince Priebus Probably Won’t Seek Reelection, for Some ReasonCould it be that the current nominee called him “a disgrace” who “should be ashamed of himself”?
  41. Donald Trump and Paul Ryan Will Stay Together for the PartyThe unification has begun.
  42. John Kasich Is Finally Done Pretending He Could Be PresidentThe Ohio governor, who still trails Marco Rubio in the delegate count, will suspend his delusional campaign for the GOP nomination this afternoon.
  43. early and often
    RNC Shuts Down Effort to Change Convention RulesRobert Yue’s proposal may have limited the GOP’s ability to nominate a “white knight” candidate.
  44. Reince Priebus Should Be Updating His RésuméOnce considered a highly competent unifier of his party, the RNC chairman is now annoying pretty much everybody. 
  45. Trump and Priebus Meet, Stick to Small TalkYou’d think the two might have some serious matters to discuss. Apparently not. 
  46. cable news news
    MSNBC Fires Writer of ‘Offensive’ TweetAnd apologizes to the RNC.
  47. early and awkward
    The GOP’s Boycott of CNN and NBC News Is OnCoincidentally, Republicans will have to do their debating on Fox News.
  48. it’s never too early to talk about 2016
    RNC Chairman Will Not Boycott Fox or Diane LaneThat’s a relief.
  49. Frank Rich: GOP Should Be Happy About CNN’s Hillary FilmHard to believe?
  50. republicans
    Frank Rich on the Ruse of Republican Overtures to MinoritiesIt’s just a matter of looking concerned. 
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