Presidential Counselor Kellyanne Conway is the biggest leaker in the Trump White House, according to a new book.
Ronald Kessler - author of 'The Trump White House: Changing the Rules of the Game' - says that Conway is behind the torrent of leaks pouring out of the Trump administration on a regular basis. "[I]f you wonder why there are so many leaks out of the White House, one reason is Kellyanne Conway is the number one leaker," Kessler said during an interview with CNN's Jake Tapper earlier today.
He added that Conway's leaks are sometimes the result of absent mindedness rather than political cunning.
"While I was interviewing Kellyanne at the White House, she forgot that she was on the record," Kessler added. "She started lashing into Reince Priebus. She said the most mean, cutting and obviously untrue things about Reince. I didn't include them in the book because they were so unfair."
But Kessler did take shots at Jared and Ivanka for pushing President Trump to fire James Comey and hire Anthony Scaramucci.
"In the end, Jared and Ivanka would push the most disastrous and foolish decisions of Trump's presidency...they had no understanding of the basic fundamentals of how government works, how a campaign works, how politics works. Most of all, they had no understanding of the political consequences of their actions."
Despite all that, Kessler believes that Trump will be remembered as a great president.
"He will be seen as a great president...based on the results: the record unemployment, getting rid of ISIS," Kessler told Tapper. "All these tweets and controversies are going to be forgotten longterm."
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