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- President Donald Trump is perhaps the most unorthodox commander-in-chief in modern US history, and this even appears to extend to how he schedules each day.
- According to a recent analysis from Axios based on months of leaked private scheduling, roughly 60% of Trump’s time is unstructured.
- How presidents schedule each day can tell you a lot about their approach to leadership by revealing what they tend to prioritize.
Every president in US history has taken a different approach to what many would describe as the most difficult job in the world.
How presidents schedule each day can tell you a lot about their personality, their approach to policy, and the task of leading the country more generally.
Here’s a look at the daily White House schedules of Presidents Bill Clinton, George W. Bush, Barack Obama, and Donald Trump.
Former President Bill Clinton typically started his days around 9 a.m., meeting his chief of staff in the Oval Office.
Clinton would also frequently kick off the day with a long early morning jog, sometimes to McDonald’s.
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Typically, Clinton spent most of his day in the Oval, reading policy briefings, meeting with staff, and making phone calls.
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Source: Business Insider