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Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Humiliating New Book By Former White House Staffer Enrages Trump

Reprinted with permission from Shareblue.

Trump’s attempt to discredit a former White House insider with a new tell-all book has failed spectacularly and made Trump look stupid.

Cliff Sims has written the book Team of Vipers: My 500 Extraordinary Days in the Trump White House.

Sims’ official title was “special assistant to the president” and “director of White House message strategy.”

Upset at the book’s reportedly unflattering portrayal of his historically unpopular presidency, Trump complained, “A low level staffer that I hardly knew named Cliff Sims wrote yet another boring book based on made up stories and fiction.”

Sims responded with a series of pictures from his White House tenure.…

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New Book Describes How Trump Humiliated Ryan

Reprinted with permission from AlterNet.

 

Former White House communications aide Cliff Sims is publishing a new book about his time working for President Donald Trump next week, and judging by excerpts printed by the Washington Post on Monday, it will paint a devastating picture of a White House in chaos.

The way Trump is described to treat Paul Ryan, for example, is downright verbally abusive. The Post recounts the scene from Sims’ book, “Team of Vipers,” after Ryan criticized Trump’s response to the Charlotteville white supremacist marches in the summer of 2017:

“Paul, do you know why Democrats have been kicking your a– for decades?



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Christie’s Awful Book Smacks Down Kushner, But Sucks Up To Trump

Reprinted with permission from MediaMatters.

 

Chris Christie, the scandal-plagued former governor of New Jersey who left office with historic disapproval ratings, has a new book coming out later this month detailing his life in politics. The book’s title, Let Me Finish, is a nod to the disgraced governor’s self-styled reputation as a combative brute who theatrically berated his constituents, and it accurately presumes that the only person who wants to hear Chris Christie speak at this point is Chris Christie.

Christie, who is now a contributor for ABC News, wrote this book mainly to settle some old scores. Early excerpts obtained by Axios and The Guardian detail Christie’s lengthy broadsides against Jared Kushner, son-in-law and top adviser to President Donald Trump.…

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