I thought it was perfect?
Rick Perry’s about to learn the hard way:
Everything Trump touches dies:
“President Trump told House Republicans that he made his now infamous phone call to Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky at the urging of Energy Secretary Rick Perry — a call Trump claimed he didn’t even want to make.
Behind the scenes: Trump made these comments during a conference call with House members on Friday, according to 3 sources on the call.
- Per the sources, Trump rattled off the same things he has been saying publicly — that his call with Zelensky was “perfect”and he did nothing wrong.
- But he then threw Perry into the mix and said something to the effect of: “Not a lot of people know this but, I didn't even want to make the call. The only reason I made the call was because Rick asked me to. Something about an LNG [liquified natural gas] plant,” one source said, recalling the president's comments. 2 other sources confirmed the first source's recollection.”
All he wanted to do was come to D.C. and burnish his credentials in the “Energy bidness”…until he found out that was not the job at all but, what the hell, if I can ride out just one term without a major scandal, well, that ought to set me up for a sweet lobbying payoff.
Trump is like the mafia, you idiot, only it’s your rep that can’t get out alive.
Serves you right.