Trump hires new political director; fails to tell campaign
He hires only great people, but doesn’t tell the great people he’s already hired great people about the new great people.
His new hire, former lobbyist Jim Murphy, is certainly a boldface name on the list of people who could give a shit about your ethical quandaries. According to the Daily Beast, Murphy’s greatest hits include representing—more than one!—military juntas (including Myanmar and Azerbaijan), lobbying on behalf of big tobacco, and orchestrating a climate change denial campaign paid for by Exxon. Which is all to say, he’s a perfect fit for the Trump campaign. Or maybe not.
“Never heard of him,” Trump campaign press secretary Hope Hicks…
Trump, for his part, told supporters in a conference call Monday not to listen to “stupid information from people that aren’t so smart.” He was referring to his own employees.