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Old Yesterday, 07:53 PM   #2121
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Originally Posted by d4m10n View Post
"...aides and allies started to contemplate the length of Mulvaney’s tenure in the West Wing."

https://www.politico.com/news/2019/1...e-house-052708
I like the last paragraph of that report:
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Several White House aides and Trump allies presume Mulvaney’s job is safe during the impeachment proceedings. That’s in part, they say, because no one else would want the chief of staff job right now and partly because Mulvaney is too much at the center of the Ukraine scandal for Trump to unceremoniously dump him as he has done with other senior aides like John Bolton, his former national security adviser.
Mulvaney needs to lawyer-up ASAP. He's the one going to take the bullet, not the Secret Service.
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Old Today, 12:14 PM   #2122
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Originally Posted by Norman Alexander View Post
No, they're not, actually. But they share one thing in common: The CEO and "the board" need to know what the business is in the business of doing. Why does the organisation even exist. And hopefully, how does this organisation do what it does better.

In short (in management school speak): Mission statement, and business practices.

In a private business, Donny's "mission statement" was pretty clearly "Make me as rich as possible the easiest way possible by any means possible while hanging about looking cool with good-looking women in flashy cars with gold stuff everywhere". And his business practices were "Screw everyone else, I'm all right and **** you if you get in trouble". And to be frank, if that's what he wanted then fine. Let him knock himself out trying that...with his own private business.

But that's nothing what government is about. And that's not how government works. But I'm sure I don't have to explain that at all.

Donny's problem is he has brought his private business practices into government administration. And within 3 years, here we are...

Uh, basic techniques of running a large organization effectively are pretty much the same no matter what the goals are.
I think you are being grossly unfair to private business. Trump's management methods would not be tolerated at most large businesses.
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Old Today, 03:52 PM   #2123
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Uh oh, not looking good for Mulvaney at all

http://www.msn.com/en-us/news/politi...bfcL&ocid=iehp

I think it's a question not of if, but when.
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Originally Posted by dudalb View Post
I think it's a question not of if, but when.
Who would sign up to be WH CoS during an impeachment?
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Originally Posted by dudalb View Post
Uh oh, not looking good for Mulvaney at all

http://www.msn.com/en-us/news/politi...bfcL&ocid=iehp

I think it's a question not of if, but when.

As usual, Trump insists on ******* all over the place, then complains that people aren't cleaning it up fast enough.
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Originally Posted by d4m10n View Post
Who would sign up to be WH CoS during an impeachment?
That has been cited as the only reason Mulvany is still around.
But if messes up one more time.....
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