2018-04-30 16:15:26 UTC
God bless the Trump PR machine for seeding another nightmare narrative to keep
an eye on: Don Jr. might run for office!
This isnt the first time weve heard about Don Jr.s reported political
ambitions, but that kind of talk had mostly gone quiet as the eldest Trump son
found himself at the center of stories about his secret affairs and public
divorces. And yet, here we are again.
From Page Six:
Donald Trump Jr. sparked new speculation that hes following in his fathers
footsteps and eyeing a future political run by hosting a secret fund-raiser for
Vice President Mike Pences older brother Greg Pence, who is running for
Congress in Indiana.
Don Jr. introduced the candidate at a Columbus Circle penthouse to a group that
included actor Stephen Baldwin, filmmaker Ray Bouderau, billionaire John
Catsimatidis, socialite Jean Shafiroff, and the Pence family, including John
Pence, who works with Don Jr. and Eric at the Trump Organization.
All of this is standard: This cursed man is doing his job, which is to shill for
his father and the family brand. Good boy. Shiny boy. But then we reach what
seems like the point of this blind item: Sources say Don was so smooth that one
staffer for VP Pence whispered, I wouldnt be surprised to see his name on a
All of this feels not quite real, but that is something many people once said
about the Trump presidency, so! Maybe its best to just read it for what it is
and brace for what it could be.