Trump doesn't need an 'SOB' chief of staff

Some have likened President Donald Trump to former President Richard Nixon. Whether Trump’s legal woes make that comparison valid remains to be seen. However, as he seeks a new White House chief of staff, I cannot help but think about what Nixon’s notorious White House chief of staff, H.R. Haldeman, reportedly said: “Every President needs an S.O.B. — and I’m Nixon’s.”

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Why the National Enquirer cooperation deal is a big problem for Trump

On Wednesday, while the political world was focused on the news that former Trump lawyer and fixer Michael Cohen had been sentenced to three years in prison for a variety of crimes, something else of potentially huge import got somewhat glossed over: American Media Inc., the parent company of the National Enquirer, admitted it had helped facilitate a hush payment to former Playboy model Karen McDougal and agreed to cooperate with the ongoing investigation being run by the Southern District of New York.

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