Here’s what it’s like to work for Trump, according to 2 former campaign staffers


Republican U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks with his campaign manager Corey Lewandowski (L) at his side as he talks about the results of the Florida, Ohio, North Carolina, Illinois and Missouri primary elections during a news conference held at his Mar-A-Lago Club, in Palm Beach, Florida, March 15, 2016.

Corey Lewandowski, Trump’s former campaign manager, and Jason Miller, who worked as a senior communications advisor on the campaign, spoke at an event in London on Thursday.
The pair talked about what it was like to work with the President.
Trump is hard working, expects a lot from those around him, makes decisions on the fly, and challenges conventional thinking, they said.

LONDON — What’s it really like to work for President Donald Trump?

From the outside, it can seem like a thankless task that will end in being fired sooner or later. But the President is actually a hard worker who challenges those around him to re-think status quo ideas, according to Corey Lewandowski, Trump’s former campaign manager, and Jason Miller, who worked as a senior communications advisor on the campaign.

“He’s the single hardest working individual I’ve ever met,” Lewandowski told the Wall Street Journal’s CEO Council event in London on Thursday.

“Donald Trump wakes up at 4.30 a.m., 5 a.m. every day and he finishes at 11 p.m. And he repeats that cycle every single day.”

As a result, Lewandowski said, the President expects a lot from his staff.

“What he expects, demands, and deserves is perfection because that’s what he does every single day. I can tell you this because I spent almost two years every day with him, thousands of hours.”

In December, the New York Times reported that Trump spends between four and eight hours a day watching television news.

‘Decisions were made wherever he is’

While Trump may have high expectations, he is not entirely results-driven, according to Miller.

“As demanding and a perfectionist as he is, you don’t have to be right 100% of the time with him,” Miller said. “You need to be kind of close to 100%… but as long as the effort is there, as long as there’s …read more

Source:: Business Insider

      

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