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Mark Meadows in, Mick 'get over it' Mulvaney out as WH Chief of Staff

This anticipated move of Meadows to replace Mulvaney could distract from the current Trump messaging. Mulvaney gets to work on his golf game for the remainder of the Trump term. He can still be subpoenaed, but he’s at least out of the WH.

A four-term lawmaker, Meadows announced in December that he would not run for reelection and hinted in his farewell statement that he would join either the administration or Trump’s 2020 campaign.

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— The Washington Post (@washingtonpost) March 7, 2020

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — President Trump announced Friday that he has selected outgoing Rep. Mark Meadows (R-N.C.) as his next White House chief of staff, tapping one of his most stalwart congressional allies to guide him as he navigates a critical reelection year.
“I have long known and worked with Mark, and the relationship is a very good one,” Trump tweeted shortly after arriving at his southern Florida resort, where he is spending the weekend.
Meadows replaces acting chief of staff Mick Mulvaney, who is being appointed the U.S. special envoy to Northern Ireland, Trump said in a follow-up tweet. The president thanked Mulvaney for “having served the administration so well.”

www.washingtonpost.com/…

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— Stephanie Kennedy (@WordswithSteph) March 7, 2020

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— Maggie Jordan (@MaggieJordanACN) March 7, 2020

Trumpublicans' anti-Biden discourse will help rather than hurt him

Ron Johnson and Mitt Romney are on the same page re: subpoena for Hunter Biden materials, presumably including the materials collected/manufactured by Giuliani. Any effort that gets to the House will get even more shouty. 

Assuming the Democrats wade through the disinformation, the upshot by the time we survive COVID-19, and have those Congressional recesses, will be a nothing-burger that will not have the effect of the October 2016 HRC email stories. More likely is that the publicity will assist down-ballot campaigns to throw out GOP members of Congress.

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— Jennifur (@FurForceFive) March 7, 2020

On the COVID-19 front: despite what Chapo-Trump-House calls him, the Washington State governor, Jay Inslee is not a 'snake’, even if IMPOTUS is clearly using the meme to promote anti-Biden fervor.

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— Axios (@axios) March 7, 2020

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— Maggie Haberman (@maggieNYT) March 6, 2020

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— Vox (@voxdotcom) March 6, 2020

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