Just in case you weren’t already convinced that the President has a narcissism complex.
If you were wondering if working for Donald Trump would be like working for a giant, petty and deranged man-baby, it certainly looks like you were right.
Footage has emerged from inside a meeting of Trump’s cabinet showing members going around the room and heaping on praise on the president.
Chief of Staff Reince Preibus kicks off proceedings telling him:
“On behalf of the entire senior staff around you, Mr. President, we thank you for the opportunity and the blessing that you’ve give us to serve your agenda and the American people,
“And we’re continuing to work very hard every day to accomplish those goals.”
According to The Hill, Trump had “each Cabinet secretary take turns praising him and his policy agenda,” which is just one of the strangest, most petulant and truly bizarre things for a world leader to do.
It doesn’t so much resemble the leader of a democracy, but a gaggle of his minions coming to kiss the ring of the emperor.
In the same meeting, the president claimed,
“Never has there been a president, with few exceptions — case of FDR, he had a major depression to handle — who has passed more legislation and who has done more things than what we’ve done.”
Quick fact check: Trump has failed to sign any major piece of his legislative agenda and his controversial travel ban has been knocked back by the courts again today.