Even in a White House of never-befores, this may be one of the more head-spinning: The president’s chief of staff is trying to join a lawsuit against the president. ⁦
It seems like President Trump's criminal defense/White House may be running into a classic Schrödinger's Bus situation in which foundational instability is created by people simultaneously being on the team and under the bus depending context/moment.
"But as House Republicans have indicated that they may focus on Mulvaney’s role in [pressuring] Ukraine, possibly blaming him rather than the president, it has become clear that the chief of staff’s own interests may be in conflict with the White House."