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?