White House staff haul away reams of newspaper cuttings, a Lincoln bust and a stuffed BIRD – while the President ‘explodes at mentions of comparison to Nixon’ during his final days in office
- Trump continues to be angry and isolated in his final days in office, according to inside sources
- President explodes at suggestions he could resign early and banned any mention of Richard Nixon, they say
- White House staffers were spotted on Thursday packing large moving trucks with boxes of paperwork
- They were marked for his presidential library, which Trump has not announced any plans for
- Meanwhile Jared Kunshner and Ivanka Trump were seen packing up their townhouse in Kalorama
As his days in office dwindle, and White House staff haul away reams of documents for his presidential library, President Donald Trump remains angry and isolated, exploding at any suggestion he resign early, insiders say.
Trump on Thursday remained out of public sight, and issued no statements through his few remaining avenues as staffers loaded moving trucks at the White House.
Surrounded only by a small loyal inner circle, Trump exploded recently at a casual conversation among aides at the possibility of his stepping down early, people around him told CNN.
In an expletive-laden rant, Trump forbade any mention of Richard Nixon, the last president to resign from office, and said he couldn’t count on Vice President Mike Pence to pardon him, as Gerald Ford did for Nixon, the people said.
Meanwhile, the White House exodus was in full swing ahead of the inauguration next Wednesday, with aides hauling out boxes of newspapers, artwork and a Lincoln bust.
Debbie Meadows, the wife of White House Chief of Staff, was even spotted by CNN correspondent Jim Acosta carrying away what appeared to be a taxidermied pheasant. read more…