Book bombs reveal depths of Trump’s delusions in 2020
The excerpts also shed new light on Trump’s increasingly volatile state of mind in his final year. They portrayed a president obsessed with selfish conspiracy theories and surrounded by assistants who knew he was delusional but were too afraid to tell him the truth.
Here’s a breakdown of the latest bombs from the three books.
It all came to a head on December 1, when Trump summoned Barr to the Oval Office. According to the book, one of the attendees said that a red-faced Trump had “crazy eyes and manners,” yelled and yelled at Barr, and even started banging on the desk.
Trump went beyond the election and started hammering Barr for not prosecuting President Joe Biden’s son or former FBI Director James Comey – two of Trump’s most vilified political targets.
Trump’s nonchalance on January 6
Weeks after Trump’s collapse with Barr, his efforts to overturn the 2020 election results collapsed when a massive crowd of his supporters stormed the U.S. Capitol on January 6.
Trump’s anger at social justice protests
” Damn it ! There’s a room full of lawyers here. Will someone inform them of my legal responsibilities? Milley told other officials in the situation room, according to the book.
Barr then told Trump that Milley was right – he couldn’t do what Trump wanted him to do.
In response to the snippet, Trump told Axios that the argument “never took place.” Bender said the incident was corroborated by “several senior administration officials” whom he interviewed.