A newly released video shows US President Donald Trump’s current budget director and soon-to-be Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney calling him “a terrible human being” during a 2016 campaign debate.
The video was released Saturday by left-leaning American news and opinion website The Daily Beast, prompting broad speculations that one of Mulvaney’s first task as White House chief of staff would likely be to explain why he held such very negative opinion of Trump and how he justifies serving him at such intimately high levels.
“Yes, I’m supporting Donald Trump,” the video shows Mulvaney saying while debating a Democratic rival during his successful reelection as South Carolina’s Republican representative to the US Congress.
“I’m doing so as enthusiastically as I can, given the fact that I think he’s a terrible human being, but the choice on the other side is just as bad,” he added.
Moreover, Mulvaney was also quoted in a local daily as…