April 15, 2018 GU Politics In The News

Priebus Defends Trump’s Unregimented Leadership Style


by Jessica Lin

This article first appeared in The Hoya.

President Donald Trump’s unconventional governing style has led to conflicts within his administration but ultimately contributed to his success, former White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus said at an event hosted Tuesday evening by Georgetown University’s Institute of Politics and Public Service.

At the event, Priebus acknowledged his attempt to maintain order as the chief of staff in Trump’s White House was often thwarted by Trump’s loose managerial style.

“He likes to stay loose and see what happens and make decisions by putting people around him on a particular subject that don’t agree with each other,” Priebus said. “He wants the smartest people to fight it out, and then he makes a decision. And I think the decisions have been good.”

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