A slight variant on my ongoing series, “Meanwhile, in the Trump Whitehouse.:”
PAULIE WALNUTS MANAFORT: Hey there! I’ve done some work for Russian oligarchs and a pro-Russian Ukrainian party boss. I’ve been paid in cash off the books by mobsters. And I’d like to work for your campaign.
TRUMP: Mobsters are the best! But I don’t actually pay my debts, so hiring someone….
MANAFORT: I’ll work at no charge!
TRUMP: You’re hired!
MANAFORT: Awesome.… Read the rest