Of course, some of the sprockets and springs are loose and broken. But the sputtering spectacle continues as Trump, along with his allies and enablers, fashion a post-presidency unlike any other. All you have to do is turn on the TV or check your news feed and there he and his minions are.
Gaetz said “no part of the allegations against me are true” and claimed he was the victim of an extortion plot, referring to a separate case which the FBI is investigating.
Sources also told CNN that Gaetz bragged about his sexual escapades and showed other lawmakers on the House floor nude photos and videos of women he said he slept with.
Between Trump’s wacky tuxedo rant, Navarro’s diatribe, and the rest of the sputtering news events, the denizens of Trump World seemed to bring the attention-grabbing machine back to life, if only for a brief moment. For a man who once ran his business on the belief that “any publicity is good publicity,” the noise of the past week may —absurd as it may seem—sound like money in the bank.