CBS News Hires Former Trump Aide Mick Mulvaney

The Hill reports:

Mick Mulvaney, a former Republican congressman from South Carolina and top aide to former President Trump, has been hired by CBS News to serve as a contributor, the network announced this week.

Mulvaney appeared on CBS’s streaming service for the first time on Tuesday and was asked about President Biden’s recent budget proposal, the framework for which was revealed on Monday.

Since leaving the Trump administration, the Republican has blasted his former boss for his assertions about the 2020 presidential election, his role in the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol and predicted Republicans are likely to move on from Trump in coming elections.

Read the full article. Mulvaney last appeared on JMG when he was called a “true piece of shit” in text messages sent by Trump’s pick for a South Carolina US House seat.