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The other new chief of staff: Georgia’s Nick Ayers

10:49 am Jul. 30, 2017

On the same sweltering summer day as President Donald Trump replaced his top aide with a no-nonsense retired Marine general, Vice President Mike Pence had a quieter swearing-in ceremony for his new right-hand man: Georgia

Donald Trump ‘wrassles’ his way out of MSNBC feud

11:18 am Jul. 2, 2017

In President Donald Trump’s arena, this is how you shift the American attention away from a feud with MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” crew:

The president explains himself here:

From the Associated Press on the wrasslin’ video:

It’s not clear who produced the brief video, but it was posted from Trump’s official Twitter account.

Trump’s been stepping up verbal attacks on the media — and cable networks particularly. But an adviser thinks “no one would perceive