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Trump Provides Reasons for ‘Executive Time', but the Facts Don't Agree

6 monthes ago   |   By Fortune

Donald Trump isn't happy with media reports that say he isn't working hard enough.
On Twitter Sunday he responded to more than three months worth of leaks of his daily schedules, 60% of which were occupied by “executive time”. He contended that this is productive work time, despite the media's portrayal that he spent that time “relaxing.”
The media was able to get my work schedule, something very easy to do, but it should have been reported as a positive, not negative. When the term Executive Time is used, I am generally working, not relaxing. In fact, I probably work more hours than...
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Trump: Leak of Work Schedule Was a Positive

Trump: Leak of Work Schedule Was a Positive

6 monthes ago   |   By Newser

President Trump says the leak of his daily schedules "should have been reported as a positive, not negative"-because it shows just how hard he is working. The leak showed that around 60% of Trump's workday is unstructured "executive time," but the president says that time involves hard work, USA...
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