President Trump spent about 50 % of his time from Monday to Thursday final week in “Govt Time,” in keeping with a brand new batch of leaked non-public schedules obtained by Axios.
The information outlet notes that the newest leak comes solely a pair days after it was reported that the administration had opened an inside investigation into who leaked the primary slate of personal presidential schedules.
The schedules obtained by Axios embrace particulars a few vary of issues, they usually present that Trump spent the primary three hours of his day in “Govt Time” from Monday by means of Wednesday final week.
Trump has reported to be watching tv, studying newspapers and making telephone calls to aides, lawmakers, pals, advisers and administration officers throughout these allotted hours.
Axios, citing months value of schedules, reported final week that Trump had spent 60 % of working hours in “Govt Time” for the reason that midterm elections. A supply informed the information outlet that Trump usually spends the primary 5 hours of his day in his residency.
The White Home didn’t instantly reply to a request for remark from The Hill.
Axios notes that the schedules don’t current a whole portrayal of the Trump’s day-to-day life. He has a extra detailed schedule that isn’t despatched out to senior workers.
Trump on Sunday defended his use of “Govt Time,” saying that he’s “usually working” throughout these hours and never “stress-free.”
“In actual fact, I most likely work extra hours than nearly any previous President,” Trump wrote in a tweet.
He additionally mentioned that he “had no alternative however to work very lengthy hours” due to the state of the nation when he took workplace. He didn’t dispute the report’s accuracy.
Performing White Home chief of workers Mick Mulvaney acknowledged Sunday that the administration had opened an inside probe into the supply of the schedules.
“It is not the content material,” Mulvaney mentioned on “Fox Information Sunday.” “It is the truth that somebody inside the White Home spent three months gathering this data, which is admittedly, actually onerous to do.”