Trump has speculated whether he has the authority to take such actions.
Jake Sherman🚨NEWS ... the three exec orders White House is considering: an eviction moratorium, suspending the collection of the payroll tax and trying to use unspent funds to allow states to put enhanced UI in place
All untested, prospects uncertain and risky.
The president has been fixated on a payroll tax cut for months, even though it has fallen on deaf ears on Capitol Hill.
Jake ShermanNEW … TRUMP has started telling associates that he will not sign another COVID relief bill without a payroll tax cut politi.co/32pAxb9
skeptical this will remain the case, considering it has zero support on Capitol Hill. But this is where the president is at this moment
Jake ShermanTRUMP on the couple standing outside their STL home w guns: “They were going to be beat up badly and the house was going to be totally ransacked and probably burned down like they tried to burn down churches.”
Chris Cox suggested while working in the White House that he was collecting intelligence or doing work after speaking to representatives and lobbyists from corporate interests.
Jake Sherman🚨NEWS: CHRIS COX — @realDonaldTrump’s top leg affairs liaison to the House — is out.
Playbook PM featured reporting about his work on behalf of lobbyists.
Last night, we asked about his work in govt on behalf of a former lobbying client
Now, he’s out
She wrote a media gossip column for a conservative site. I worked for the liberal media. People asked why we were friends. Betsy found that funny.
Jake ShermanRead @Olivianuzzi on Betsy Rothstein. nym.ag/2NSIltH
For a while I felt like Betsy existed to torment me. She made up a story one April fools that I was marrying @LukeRussert, poked fun @ my chest hair. I feared her. I didnt know she was sick & am sad to hear she’s gone
“I drink a lot of coffee. In the house here in France, we have a 1975 coffee maker. It’s the oldest coffee maker I’ve seen operating today; it should go in the Smithsonian.”
Jake ShermanCC Conde Nast: Graydon Carter is at his home in Provence, France, where he "wakes w the sun, begins work at 11 a.m., awaits deliveries from his wine dealer and fishmonger and enjoys movie marathons with his wife, Anna Scott Carter, & two of his children.”
Gaetz's relationship with a Pensacola real estate developer highlights how a friendship can become intertwined with congressional duties.
Jake ShermanG’morning. Today’s PLAYBOOK:
For the last 35 months, @mattgaetz has spent 200k in taxpayer money renting an office from his longtime friend, adviser, former legal client.
Both he and the landlord said it’s at a below-market rate.
Ms. Trump herself has not followed the federal guidelines advising against discretionary travel, leaving Washington for another one of her family’s homes.
Jake ShermanTHEY TOLD US not to leave our houses — stay home to stop the spread. Holidays are hard - they said they knew that - but do it for the common good
Yet @IvankaTrump and @jaredkushner went to Bedminster for Passover.