People Are Mocking Trump’s Excessive ‘Executive Time’ After His Schedules Leak

#ExecutiveTime Takes Off on Twitter After 3 Months of Trump's Daily Schedules Leaked

The schedules, which cover almost every working day since the midterms, show that Trump has spent around 60% of his scheduled time over the past 3 months in unstructured "Executive Time". But what most people didn't know (but could probably have assumed) was just how much of Trump's day is spent unstructured.

Meanwhile, Maggie Haberman of the New York Times, had this to say: "A White House aide is weaponizing his schedules, which says a lot about how people in the White House feel about the man they work for".

According to the website Axios, since 7 November, the day after the midterm elections, the United States president has spent nearly 300 hours in relatively unstructured "executive time" and only 77 hours in scheduled meetings covering policy planning, legislative strategy and video recordings.

Though the schedule shows Trump in the Oval Office between 8am and 11am, he is often in the White House residence watching TV, tweeting, reading the news, and making phone calls to various foreign leaders and political allies, sources told Axios.

Historians note that early in his presidency, Bill Clinton was habitually late and often deviated from the planned schedule. But an analysis from The Washington Post cross-referencing the Axios schedule with Trump's Twitter data from Media Matters for America shows the president typically sends his morning fusillade of tweets before his workday actually begins.

Trump's personal secretary has blasted the person who leaked the president's private schedule, calling the move a "disgraceful breach of trust".

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Later, in introducing a song about his boyfriend, Smollett said , "Over these last four days, my man". A year ago he released a solo album, " Sum of My Music , which made up much of Saturday night's set".

Over the weekend, Axios' Alexi McCammond revealed that she and her colleague Jonathan Swan had been in contact with a White House insider for three months who revealed the president's private schedules to them.

After the release of these schedules, there has been apparent chaos in the White House.

In January 2018, a similar leak to the same publication introduced "executive time" to an incredulous world. The point of Trump's more than 300 hours in unstructured time, Sanders said, is "to allow for a more creative environment that has helped make him the most productive president in modern history".

Mr Trump spent 297 hours and 15 minutes in executive time compared to just over 77 hours of scheduled meetings over the period, as well as 51 hours in travel and 39 hours in lunch, according to the 95-page report.

"So he's watching TV", Gutfeld said.

It has also been widely reported that Trump consults with informal advisers such as Fox News host Sean Hannity.

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