Amy Walter Quotes.
I still think there’s some tension . But it’s pretty clear that, when the president made his statements as a candidate, he’s following through with those as a president.
If you’re Chris Christie, who is governor of New Jersey, a state that obviously was impacted by 9/11, this gives you an opportunity to talk about how, as governor, you had to deal with terrorism and security issues.
Trump campaigned as somebody who was very skeptical of the multinational deals. He was supportive of Brexit. He was very skeptical of NATO. So what we saw of President Trump in Europe was what we saw of President Trump as a candidate.
Usually, you do a shakeup because you know that you have a problem or you gaps and you’re going to fill those gaps.
Most important, you can have a war room, you can have a war plan, but if your general – in this case, it’s Donald Trump – isn’t following the plan and is tweeting or is going and giving interviews that contradict the plan, then none of this really matters.
The only problem with the “children of Reagan” line is it reminds you that Marco Rubio is the young candidate.
The ones who are in the Senate have to have a position.
This is a Donald Trump’s Cabinet, especially when you look at domestic social policy or domestic policy in general, this is a very conservative group of people that he’s put around him, despite the fact that he’s bringing all kinds of people into Trump Tower.
It was very clear, even from long before Donald Trump got in this race, when he would talk to Republicans, the number-one concern they had about Jeb Bush was whether he was too rusty for this, and whether he was going to be strong enough to stand up to Hillary Clinton.
When you look at the people that Donald Trump is actually put around him on his Cabinet, this is a pretty – I would argue a very conservative Cabinet. And whether it’s on issues of immigration, his pick for the attorney general, very conservative on that issue.
It’s never a good time, when you’re the president of the United States and your own party is finding lots of different ways to distance themselves from you.
Donald Trump is an unconventional president doing unconventional things. And the Trump phone call with the president of Taiwan is not something that the traditional establishment would see as a good idea to do, especially when there’s not necessarily a policy behind it.