Category Archives: Cabinet

The Mooch Had A Very Bad Week

very bad week

Anthony Scaramucci (a.k.a. The Mooch) had a very bad week. A short one too.

President Trump appointed him communications director over the objections of Chief of Staff Reince Priebus, and Press Secretary Sean Spicer.

Mooch’s Very Bad Week

Spicer got mad and quit, sort of. Mooch fired Priebus. His wife divorced him. Harvard Law School listed him as dead. He called Priebus a f-ing paranoid schizophrenic in a New Yorker interview. And then new White House chief of staff,  stand up straight shooter Marine Gen. John Kelly, fired him.

Kind of like Jack Ruby whacking Lee Harvey Oswald.

Oh, and his ex-wife gave birth.

It was a week with the makings of a country song.

Jeff Sessions Goes To Bat Against Gang Violence

jeff sessions

Trump snubbed Jeff Sessions in a speech about  MS-13 gang violence last week. Sessions was in El Salvador to actually do something about it.

Sessions Renews Federal Asset Forfeiture Program

federal asset forfeiture program

President Trump gave an interview to his favorite newspaper, the NYT. He allowed that he wouldn’t have appointed Jeff Sessions Attorney General had he known Sessions would recuse himself from the Russian allegations.

Meanwhile A.G. Sessions has been busying himself by renewing the federal asset forfeiture program.

Cover Your Asset Forfeiture Program

A little pithier mention of the property grab plan would have helped this cartoon. But I still like it.

Trump Putin Collusion

collusion

President Trump met with Russian President Putin for over two hours at the G-20 Summit in Hamburg. Secretary of State  Tillerson says they had a “robust exchange“,  and that Trump pushed Putin about interference in our election.

Collusion

Maybe. Who knows what really goes on behind closed doors?

But I think they pounded shots of vodka and colluded about collusion.

Nauseous Queasy Comey

nauseous queasy Comey

Nauseous

Former FBI Director Comey said it made him mildly nauseous to think he might have influenced the 2016 election by publicly opining on the Hillary investigation.

Queasy

Not only that, he felt queasy about following his boss Loretta Lynch’s order to refer to the investigation as a “matter”.

Which I found mildly amusing.