Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House by Michael WolffSkip navigation! Story from News. But while the ever-rotating cast of senior advisors was trying to appease Trump's whims, more was brewing behind the scenes: An excerpt suggests that Ivanka Trump , a key White House staffer, has been building up to presidential aspirations of her own. Some have warned readers to take Fire and Fury , which is set to be released in full on January 9, with a grain of salt, considering there have been questions about Wolff's credibility , including from beat reporters covering the administration. Still, you can't deny the allure of reading an account of this largely inexperienced White House through the eyes of a journalist who basically parked himself on a couch in the West Wing because no one thought to kick him out.
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M ichael Wolff is back and not with a whimper. The latest installment of his Trump chronicles picks up where Fire and Fury ended. Once again, it leaves the president bruised and readers shaking their heads. None escape unscathed. Steve Bannon supplies a running commentary for which Wolff calls him his Virgil. Much weirder. Note the use of the present tense.
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Almost every American president has been faced with the scourge of the political tell-all, as former political operatives, hangers-on and senior administration figures, from secretary of state to CIA director, rush to spill the beans on their time near the centre of power. Unfortunately for Donald Trump, that moment has come sooner rather than later. Less than a year into his presidency, Michael Wolff has published a new book, Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House , one of the first attempts to lift the lid on the Trump presidency. Queues of impatient readers lined up for hours outside bookstores on publication night, publishers Henry Holt are racing to print new copies, and an internet meme has been born showing North Korean leader Kim Jong-un chuckling hysterically as he leafs through the book. All the time the author is gleefully looking on as the sales roll in.
Here we go again: another juicy book about the White House, early leaks, a round of flat denials, shortly to be followed—in all likelihood—by a set of fevered interpretations and recriminations. The book is Siege , by Michael Wolff. But the bigger problem is the format. What more can we learn about a president who is already so heavily exposed? Once upon a time, the tell-all would actually tell something new about a president.
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.