2018-05-04 16:54:40 UTC
Welcome to the unholy union that is Donald Trump and Rudy Giuliani.
On Wednesday, Giuliani opened his little mouth and screamed to Sean Hannity that
Donald Trump had reimbursed Michael Cohen for the $130,000 hush money payout to
Stormy Daniels. The world reeled for thirty seconds and then returned to its
regularly scheduled program, Hell All the Time. On Friday, we learned the
following: Trump and Giuliani reportedly hatched this harebrained scheme
together! They meant to do this! They seem to think it will work out!
From the Wall Street Journal:
White House press secretary Sarah Sanders, who has for months told reporters
that Mr. Trump had no knowledge of the payment, said Thursday that the first
time she learned the president had reimbursed Mr. Cohen was from Mr. Giulianis
Several White House aides were alarmed by Mr. Giulianis move and concerned that
he is operating outside the White House staff structure, taking cues from the
president and using the television platform he commands as a celebrity in his
People in the White House are a little concerned about what looks like the
roller coaster ride ahead, one White House official said.
Will this change anything? Probably not! We have reached the point in this
narrative where the wild assertions Trump made on the campaign trail are now
revealed to be not the statements of a raving madman, but prophecies instead.
The president of the United States has not yet shot somebody in the middle of
Fifth Avenue without reproach, but summer has just begun. Who knows what the