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Painting the White House as a snake-pit of D-list opportunists, the unnamed writer claims that Trump is overseeing a shambolic operation where staff are mainly for themselves. The President, the unnamed author known as "Anonymous" writes, is equally amoral, using the power of the presidency for political gain and ignoring his assistants' attempts to moderate his approach. .
"The net effect of the president's war on democratic institutions was that he became a United States government with one of his companies," says Anonymous, "a poorly managed business defined by a sociopathic personality in c. -suite, angry with infighting, coupled with suits, falling into debt, allergies to internal and external criticism, open to dark side deals, operating with limited oversight, and serving its owner self- at the expense of its customers. "
The claims made in the book change what the deposed officials said to the public and what Democrats are currently investigating in their efforts to impeachment. The description of a disturbance administration was recorded in the sworn testimony of several named witnesses at the inquiry.
But the anonymous author gives more patience to the notion that Trump is managing the president's worthless ̵
1; or possibly legal – standards, and that his White House is surrounded by sharp elbows.
The writer claims that Trump's attempt to force Ukraine into investigating Biden's son – currently the focus of congressional investigators pursuing the impeachment – stems from his fixation on his own political stance. There is no evidence of wrongdoing by either Biden in Ukraine.
"With the campaign running low on his daily mental bandwidth, Trump cannot resist the temptation to use his office to get competitive," the author wrote, without giving of any fresh evidence that Trump is engaged in a quid pro quo to exchange U.S. military assistance for Ukraine's cooperation in the investigations.
Trump's pursuit of political fixing points is happening close to home, says the unnamed author, citing his attempts to punish states swung for Hillary Clinton in the by-election president of 2016.
"The president surprises staff with scary ways to make life difficult for these parts of America," Anonymous wrote, naming California as particularly susceptible to personal Trump's request. "Trump hates California. He can't believe a comforter like himself would never be able to win a Hollywood home."
The animus State of the State was expanded on a request for staff to cut emergency funding during last year's wildfires, according to the book. Aides tried to contain the damage, even as Trump promoted the idea to "random people." They thought the storm had passed – only to have Trump tweet weeks ago that he was stopping the flow of dollars.
The book – for sale on November 19 and published by Twelve, a division of the Hachette Book Group – was written by the same unnamed senior management official who wrote a New York Times op-ed last year. This time around, Trump called the action "treacherous". "class =" media__image "src =" http://cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/181009111906-22-nikki-haley-large-169.jpg "/>
Sources familiar with the book have previously confirmed to CNN that the publisher and the author's literary agents have been given confirmation that the book's author and op-ed are the same person.  The White House has freely denied the book's claims, and in a statement to CNN on Monday, White House press secretary Stephanie Grisham said that "the book as written presents a picture that is exactly the same. the opposite of the actual President is. "
" If this person is inside the White House meetings, or has any access to the President, he is acting like a spy. This man is a cowardly coward, with no brain to put his name to their shameful lies, "Grisham said." This evil scheme to overthrow our President with deception is an attempt to overthrow our democracy and a attacks on our great Country. It is heroic to use anonymity to tell lies that only serve to hurt a country, while & # 39; donating & # 39; Revenue from the media in a clear effort to buy favorable coverage – also called bribe. "
As Trump entered the final year of his first term, he found himself surrounded by fewer assistants who were willing to accept or reject his demands, the author writes. Instead, he was compelled. of a collection of officials with small motives – "the cast of characters grew seedier" – with little interest in containing the President.
"There are few people left to reject the ignorance of these ideas. , and those were written by the president as dishonest, "the author writes.
Acting chief of staff Mick Mulvaney has been described as a hands-off enabler who has been calling for months to get the post and the main goal is to “make bad ideas for the sad, to weaken their rough edges. "
The book is not the only new release to suggest that there are officials in the Trump administration working to counter some of his more damaging impulses. Former United Nations envoy Nikki Haley wrote in his new memoir that two former officials – former Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and chief of staff John Kelly – attempted to recruit him to "save the country" by undermining the President's decisions,
Both of those officials are gone, and the unnamed writer suggests the current makeup of the Trump administration is both new and backward.
"The cannibalistic culture is thwarting the good person from entry, "the author wrote.