Aides Including Mulvaney Goaded Trump To Ground Pelosi’s Flight In Retaliation

Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney, attends U.S. President Donald Trump’s 'The Pledge To America's Workers' event in the East Room of the White House, in Washington, D.C. on Thursday, July 19, 2018  (Photo by Cheriss May/NurPhoto)
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Some of President Donald Trump’s staffers—including acting Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney—had a thirst for revenge after reading House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s (D-CA) State of the Union letter.

According to a Thursday New York Time report, Mulvaney and the other disgruntled aides goaded Trump to knock her down a peg especially after her proclamation about the legislature being a coequal branch of the government.

The team thought that grounding her was the easiest way to get revenge, and were reportedly gleeful when Trump acted on their suggestions.

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