Trump Says He Thought Presidency ‘Would Be Easier’

United States President Donald Trump listens while hosting a video conference with NASA astronauts aboard the International Space Station in the Oval Office at the White House on April 24, 2017. Credit: Molly Riley /... United States President Donald Trump listens while hosting a video conference with NASA astronauts aboard the International Space Station in the Oval Office at the White House on April 24, 2017. Credit: Molly Riley / Pool via CNP - NO WIRE SERVICE - Photo by: Molly Riley/picture-alliance/dpa/AP Images MORE LESS
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In an interview with Reuters on Thursday, President Donald Trump acknowledged that being president is tougher than he had imagined.

“I loved my previous life. I had so many things going,” he told Reuters. “This is more work than in my previous life. I thought it would be easier.”

Trump said that he misses driving and noted how restricting it is to have constant Secret Service protection.

“You’re really into your own little cocoon, because you have such massive protection that you really can’t go anywhere,” he told Reuters.

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  1. He obviously thought it was just some sort of ceremonial thing.

    You know, you sit behind the desk, surrounded by underlings and sign stuff the underlings wrote. You wave your hand and expect people to jump to your bidding, like the hired sycophants he’s used to from his company. You shake hands with important people and wave to crowds and give speeches (that others wrote). He thought he was going to become some sort of all-powerful, “off with his head” medieval king and is finding out he’s a public servant!!

    ETA: latest backoff is on the newest ACA repeal attempt - article at WaPo

  2. It probably would be easier if he wasn’t such a fucking moron.

  3. OMFG… I can’t… I just can’t…

    Yet his supporters will just pity him and continue with their support. I swear, he could bankrupt the nation, get us into a war we lose with horrendous consequences, and they’d still swear Trump’s the best POTUS in history.

    WTF is wrong with half of America.

  4. The driving comment is funny—especially when you consider that he spends about 3 days per week “driving” on the golf course.

  5. I live and work with them …they are every bit as shallow, emotionally immature and incurious as he is… oh, and they, too, get ALL their news from Alex Jones and Fox News lol

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