The man can't be alone. The Oval Office in the Trump years was at any time filled with enormous numbers of people. Staffers nicknamed it 'the Star Wars bar' because of the odd characters hanging out there. — Michael Wolff, author of a new exposé on the Trump administration
The man can't be alone. The Oval Office in the Trump years was at any time filled with enormous numbers of people. Staffers nicknamed it 'the Star Wars bar' because of the odd characters hanging out there. — Michael Wolff, author of a new exposé on the Trump administration
Trump's Oval Office was nicknamed 'the Star Wars bar' because so many bizarre characters would hang out there, Wolff says
  • President Donald Trump's staff were perplexed by the company he kept, author Michael Wolff said.
  • It led them to nickname the Oval Office 'the Star Wars bar' he told The Times of London.
  • The reference was to a locale in the movies beloved of outlaws and bizarre-looking aliens.
White House staffers got so used to seeing a vast retinue of unlikely figures in President Donald Trump's Oval Office that they nicknamed it the 'Star Wars bar,' according to Michael Wolff, author of a new exposé on the Trump administration.

... "The man can't be alone," Wolff told the publication. "The Oval Office in the Trump years was at any time filled with enormous numbers of people."

Staffers, said Wolff, nicknamed it "the Star Wars bar" because of the odd characters hanging out there.


... Trump during his presidency took a much laxer approach than other presidents to who was allowed in his orbit.

His second chief of staff, John Kelly, at one point tried to restrict the flow of people able to access the president, but with limited success.
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