Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House
With extraordinary access to the Trump White House, Michael Wolff tells the inside storyof the most controversial presidency of our timeThe first nine months of Donald Trump’s term were stormy, outrageous―and absolutely mesmerizing. Now, thanks to his deep access to the West Wing, bestselling... show more
With extraordinary access to the Trump White House, Michael Wolff tells the inside storyof the most controversial presidency of our timeThe first nine months of Donald Trump’s term were stormy, outrageous―and absolutely mesmerizing. Now, thanks to his deep access to the West Wing, bestselling author Michael Wolff tells the riveting story of how Trump launched a tenure as volatile and fiery as the man himself.In this explosive book, Wolff provides a wealth of new details about the chaos in the Oval Office. Among the revelations: -- What President Trump’s staff really thinks of him-- What inspired Trump to claim he was wire-tapped by President Obama -- Why FBI director James Comey was really fired-- Why chief strategist Steve Bannon and Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner couldn’t be in the same room -- Who is really directing the Trump administration’s strategy in the wake of Bannon’s firing-- What the secret to communicating with Trump is-- What the Trump administration has in common with the movie The ProducersNever before has a presidency so divided the American people. Brilliantly reported and astoundingly fresh, Michael Wolff’s Fire and Fury shows us how and why Donald Trump has become the king of discord and disunion.
Publish date: 2018-01-05
Publisher: Henry Holt and Co.
Pages no: 336
Edition language: English
I won't lie. This was a hoot; so long as I treated it like pure fiction. It's hard not to fall into the trap of almost enjoying the craziness of this story and its characters, until you remember these people are real and in charge of the largest nuclear arsenal, a powerful military, not to mention...
Honesty, this really doesn't shed any new light on the shit storm that the White House. For much of the book, you are really going like "no shit". Wolff's writing is good, but at times you do wish he gone deeper - he's no David Simon, for instance. Highlights of the book's claims include - n...
The revelations in this book aren't exactly earthshaking bombshells. They're not really bombshells either. Anyone with living brain cells, observation skills (and you're observing from the "outside"), a smidgen of logic, and no Republican political ambitions already knew of or speculated about most ...