New book about white house staff
Inside the White House: The Hidden Lives of the Modern Presidents and the Secrets of the Worlds Most Powerful Institution by Ronald KesslerAward-winning journalist Ronald Kessler gets behind the scenes at the White House to reveal the often-scandalous secrets of this all-powerful institution. Kessler documents the hidden lives of the modern presidents:
Bill and Hilary Clintons sham marriage and his pattern of alleged sexual indiscretions;
Johnsons legendary infidelities; Nixons disorientation and mysterious disappearances during his last days in office;
the extent of Reagans manipulation at the hands of his wife;
and Bushs out-of-control staff.
Inside Trump's transition to the White House
The aide, Cliff Sims, described being shocked by a speech Kelly made to staff at the Eisenhower executive office building shortly after Kelly replaced outgoing chief of staff Reince Priebus. Kelly, a retired four-star Marine general, was credited with bringing a degree of basic functionality to the White House when he took the chief of staff job in July , firing the errant communications director Anthony Scaramucci and pushing out chief strategist Steve Bannon.
John Kelly shocked staff with speech 'hostile' to Trump, tell-all book reveals
John F. The book, which will be published at the end of January, describes a nest of back-stabbing and duplicity within the West Wing, a narrative by now familiar from other books and news media reports. But Mr. Sims, who left last year after clashing with Mr. Kelly, is one of the few people to attach his name to descriptions of goings-on at the White House that are not always flattering to Mr.
Washington CNN Former White House communications aide Cliff Sims describes scenes of an "absolutely out of control" White House staff, President Donald Trump berating the then-speaker of the House from his own party over loyalty and the President walking out of policy meetings in his upcoming book, according to excerpts published by The Washington Post. Chat with us in Facebook Messenger. Find out what's happening in the world as it unfolds. More Videos Cillizza: You survive Trump world by doing what he wants. Lewis joins Dems calling for impeachment inquiry. Hear Trump's full remarks on Iran from his UN address.
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President Donald Trump and the staff of his presidential campaign and White House. The title refers to a quote by Trump about the conflict with North Korea. The book became a New York Times number one bestseller. Reviewers generally accepted Wolff's portrait of a dysfunctional Trump administration, but were skeptical of many of Wolff's particular claims. The book highlights descriptions of Trump's behavior, chaotic interactions among senior White House staff, and derogatory comments about the Trump family by former White House Chief Strategist Steve Bannon. According to Michael Wolff , when he approached Donald Trump about writing a book on his presidency , Trump agreed to give him access to the White House because he liked an article Wolff wrote about him in June for The Hollywood Reporter. Starting in mid, Wolff interviewed campaign and transition staff.