"Everyone openly argued and shared ideas about everything," Mr. Priebus says. "We would get in a big semicircle around his desk all the time and discuss and argue. We discussed and argued over the events of the inauguration, who to call and who not to call, as well as real policy issues."
"Melania's a good influence at keeping things focused on the main thing and not being in the weeds over a lot of small stuff," former Chief of Staff Reince Priebus tells me. "She has good political sense and comes down the right way on what the focus and agenda needs to be."