Ex-CIA, Ex-Goldman, Anti-Trump Republican Launches Independent Presidential Bid

Tyler Durden's picture

It appears Mr. McMullin is ashamed of his Goldman Sachs history...

His Twitter profile yesterday...


His new Twitter profile...


As we detailed earlier, on the day that Trump is set to unveil his economic plan, as Hillary's post-convention bounce fades in the polls, Buzzfeed's McKay Coppins reports that Evan McMullin - a CIA veteran and Goldman Sachs alum - is preparing to launch an indepedent presidential campaign. Several key players in GOP's anti-Trump movement are behind this stunt effort...


It seems the establishment is willing to 'go there' to ensure a Hillary reign. As her poll numbers begin to fade...


And we are sure in an effort to steal some headlines from Trump's economic plans, the Anti-Trump movement appears to be rattling sabres wioth regard an independent bid, we presume in an effort to split the Republican vote... (via Buzzfeed).

Veteran Republican strategist Rick Wilson, a Florida-based media consultant and outspoken Trump critic, is expected to be involved in McMullin’s campaign. Sources said Wilson was in Washington on Sunday meeting with members of McMullin’s prospective campaign — which includes some who were involved in a group called Better for America, which has been pushing an independent presidential bid.


McMullin did not immediately respond to requests for comment from BuzzFeed News.



He would make for an unlikely presidential candidate. He has never held elective office before and has spent most of his career as a CIA agent, according to his LinkedIn page. Young and unmarried, McMullin received an MBA at Wharton in 2011, and after a stint at Goldman Sachs, went to work as a policy wonk on Capitol Hill.


Unlike National Review writer David French, another conservative courted by anti-Trump Republicans to launch a long-shot third-party bid, McMullin has virtually no public profile. He doesn’t appear regularly on television, and has just 135 followers on Twitter. His most high-profile recent appearance seems to have been a TEDx talk about genocide he gave at London Business School in April.


Even with his small audience, McMullin has been a vocal critic of Trump on social media. On the night of Trump’s speech at the Republican National Convention, he tweeted that Trump was an “authoritarian” who was seeking to infringe on civil rights.


Authoritarians like @realDonaldTrump use promises of law & order to justify infringing on civil rights as they consolidate control by force.


Sources said McMullin was planning to file his paperwork Monday at around noon. Apart from his low profile, his candidacy will face other substantial hurdles in gaining traction — especially with ballot access and fundraising. But people close to the effort suggested McMullin would have the backing of serious Republican donors and fundraisers.

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Looney's picture


Squidy Spook!  ;-)


VinceFostersGhost's picture



McMullin - a CIA veteran and Goldman Sachs alum


Sooooooo needs to get nailgunned!

Chris Dakota's picture
Chris Dakota (not verified) JRobby Aug 8, 2016 7:41 AM


StackShinyStuff's picture

Jesus he looks like he just beamed down from Talos IV.

nibiru's picture

Maybe he did - he was searching for some dirt on Trump but didn't find anything

PT's picture

Thank you Trump.  If you never ran then we would never get to see the lengths they would go to, to try and stop you.

Keyser's picture

Yet another ass clown stunt... It is too late to get on the ballot in all states... Just more bullshit from Kristol, Romney and the rest of the losers... 

HopefulCynical's picture

I'm beyond fucking sick of the goddamned neocons.

ACES FULL's picture

No one will be voting for that egg headed fucker.

froze25's picture

So dispite security having to escort Mrs.Cruz out of the Convention with people chanting Goldman Sachs at her. They "RINOS"/"NEOCONS" pick this guy? Hello.... Trump 2016

ACES FULL's picture

BYU alumni...What is it with Mormons and (((Juice))) these days?

Manthong's picture

All this clown needs is a large, lubed prophylactic to pull down over his shiny head.

Herd Redirection Committee's picture

Herd Redirection Committee's key to understanding economic and geopolitics Lesson #1:

Banks, intelligence agencies, arms dealers and drug smugglers are in fact part of ONE vertically integrated operation.

Now you know.

SMG's picture

This guy is just another one of Satan's lackeys.   Happy that some are starting to see through this BS.

jcaz's picture

Fuck, dude-  you couldnt cut it at the CIA,  GS chewed you up in standard time, and now you wanna be President?

What next- Fire Chief?

RiverRoad's picture

Dog Catcher would be a squeaker.

HopefulCynical's picture

No way. Charlie Brown is a good guy.

smithcreek's picture

Nice noggin.  Honestly though, I think this draws votes from Hillary.  The #nevertrumpers were ready to vote for her to keep Trump out of office.  This will at least let them vote for a totally inconsequential candidate.

Tall Tom's picture

You have a really short attention span.


You seem to forget that the Republican Convention...just three weeks ago...was divided and there was a lot of disunity within the Party over who was chosen as their nominee.


You seem to forget that Ted Cruz did not give his endorsement to Trump and that the wounds from your Primary Season run deep and to the bone.


If this guy gets any traction, and he WILL because of the MONEY, it will pull those fucked up Ted Cruz supporters to cast their ballot for him as they cannot stand the dead fish stench emanating from Hillarity's cunt.


All the Neocons need do to become successful is to get him on the Ballot in the Swing States, the Battleground States.


...and Turnip does not spend a day in the White House...other than as a tourist.


LMAO. Nobody understands this. You do not have a choice now. In the past you have never had a choice. You will never will have a choice. Your "freedom" is an illusion.





Vote No Confidence in Novenber


In Diebold we trust.

WTFRLY's picture


sister tika's picture

We will be able to count the votes this douche gets on one hand (and still have fingers left). The election silliness continues.

booboo's picture

No doubt he was cloned from a mixed batch of Blankfein and Kash n Karry jizzle thrown in a blender with jezzabaal eggs and poof, spymasterbater

Bendromeda Strain's picture

Lulz... style points for the spelling of the demoness mother.

WmMcK's picture

General Order 7 prohibits that.

fleur de lis's picture

It is obvious that even the CIA couldn't find a spot for Evan the Mole McMullin.

He must be really stupid because the CIA takes anyone with gratuitous murder skills.

So what did Mr. CIA McMullin do that was any good for anyone?

Did he work on Officer Terry Yeakey's murder?

No, of course not. 

Too may wet work friends of Mr CIA McMullin participated.




Mr CIA McMullin probably can't even add or subtract or he'd still be with GS.

At a nice, cushy job managing all the .gov narcotics accounts.


Do something useful for once in your brownie life, Mr CIA McMullin.

Be a loyal American for just once.

Work on Officer Yeakey's murder. 

More than a few of your sleazy aquaintances were in on it.

So it shouldn't be too hard to track down the killers. 

If you really want to, that is.



froze25's picture

Probably served as an economic hitman.

fleur de lis's picture

If he's out of CIA work so soon after joining then he's too stupid for hit work.

He's probably even too stupid for desk work.

The CIA will just keep him around like a useful gigolo.

A cheap .gov tramp.

As long as his bank account keeps getting fatter he will do what they tell him.

Bendromeda Strain's picture


Recognized the name as soon as I read it. That's a good thing, because he was a hero.

fleur de lis's picture

That murder should have been solved a long time ago.

But it might upset the CIA Wet Work Unit.

MFL8240's picture

Compliments of the Bush/Romney Team!

AlaricBalth's picture

More recently, Evan served as a Senior Advisor on national security issues with the Committee on Foreign Affairs in the U.S. House of Representatives, and he's currently the Chief Policy Director with the House Republican Conference.

Chupacabra-322's picture

Why aren't I not impressed? Just another Scum Fuck on the Shit List when TSHTF. Remover that face people.

AlaricBalth's picture

Evan is currently the Chief Policy Director with the House Republican Conference. He did not decide to run for President unilaterally. This is a back door sabotage attempt by Republican leadership to undermine Trumps campaign. 

"The organizational body for all GOP Members of the U.S. House of Representatives, the House Republican Conference is responsible for electing the House Republican leadership, approving GOP Member committee assignments, managing leadership-driven floor debates, and executing a communications strategy that is executed within the party and is conveyed to constituents through the media."

The House Republican Conference Chair is CATHY MCMORRIS RODGERS of Washington State.


Bay of Pigs's picture

Just goes to prove that the GOP is full of RINOs, frauds, pussies and cowards and treasonous fucks.

A third party run is impossible. This guy is working for Clinton.

MFL8240's picture

Why is this goon needed if Hillary is so far ahead in polls?  The short answer is the polls are a lie!

DownWithYogaPants's picture

.........and it appears he thinks both CIA and GS are bragging points!  ROFLMAO.

Why not say Lucifer's blow boy too?

PT's picture

'cos he already told you twice.

Jeffersonian Liberal's picture

And here comes Teddy Roosevelt, Jr., just when the Statists realize that Mrs. Wilson is very likely to lose in a two-way race.

EddieLomax's picture

Yep, I thought the same too, it just shows how badly out of touch with the electorate the elites are when they believe being an employee of Goldman Sachs and a CIA member is something the public want more of in their government.

OpTwoMistic's picture

McMullin - a CIA veteran and Goldman Sachs alum

What ever you are, you are not a republician.

Trogdor's picture

His face is waaaaaay too small for his head.  He's got "minion" written all over him. ;)

Hobbleknee's picture

There is no such thing as ex-CIA or ex-Goldman Sachs. Revolving doors.

de3de8's picture

If nothing else stands to pocket a lot of money from those donors