Will Condo-Gate Take Down Our Dear Friend Scott Pruitt?

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Barf BagWelcome to Barf Bag, a daily politics roundup to help you sort through the chaotic Trumpian news cycle.

I have developed a furrow, everyone!

Here’s all the shit we couldn’t cover today:

  • Scott Pruitt, an oily oil man with a recently discovered affinity for cheap condos, is doing his best to hang on to his authority to destroy the planet. What! Will! Trump! Decide! Tune in next week! Or in like 5 minutes! No one knows! [Politico]
  • Trump has actually activated plans to send the National Guard to protect the border. [Politico]
  • The trade war seems to be coming along nicely. [New York Times]
  • Boris Epshteyn seems like a fun relaxed guy. [YouTube]
  • The divorce fairy has landed once again, my friends. [Page Six]
  • Mueller is reportedly questioning Russian oligarchs who visit the U.S. [CNN]

Here are some tweets the President was allowed to publish:


This has been Barf Bag.

Ellie is a freelance writer and former senior writer at Jezebel. She is pursuing a master's degree in science journalism at Columbia University in the fall.

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JujyMonkey: unstable genius

Still no mention of the stock market being at a disastrous low.

No mention of MLK on the 50th Anniversary of his assassination.

Scott Pruitt paying flophouse rates isn’t going to bring him down. He’s not fuck-you wealthy and doesn’t fit in with Trump’s swamp-drained millionaires and billionaires. His corruption won’t be an issue; the fact that he’s a plebe will.