A West Wing confidant tells us: “The danger for Trump now is that one senior resignation will start a run on the bank” — as soon as one top staffer quits, several others could follow.
White House Chief of Staff John Kelly, exhausted and dismayed, was shown in iconic TV shots with his head hanging during Trump’s blast. He’s building a more rigorous system for the staff, but it’s not taking with the president.
Trump’s legislative agenda will suffer: He doesn’t have a single real friend in the Senate — 0 for 100. His lack of moral authority, and low approval ratings, will make everything harder.