Excerpts from Grisham’s e book, “I’ll Take Your Questions Now: What I Saw at the Trump White House,” to be revealed Tuesday, have been vastly embarrassing for the Trump household.
Grisham, who grew to become the primary girl’s chief of workers after serving as White House press secretary, wrote about then-President Donald Trump’s “terrifying” mood in a chaotic White House. She wrote that he had a creepy, “unusual interest” in one in every of her assistants. Grisham additionally stated that an aide feared the Trumps, with all of the grown youngsters and spouses in tow, would “look like the Beverly Hillbillies” once they met Queen Elizabeth in 2019.
Donald Trump additionally described his penis to Grisham in a cellphone name, based on the e book, after remarks about it have been made by a former mistress. And she stated that “obnoxious, entitled know-it-alls” Ivanka Trump and husband Jared Kushner hijacked the White House’s early response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
As for the previous first girl, Grisham in contrast her to French queen Marie Antoinette and stated that Melania Trump, busy with a photograph shoot for a brand new rug, flatly refused to ship out a message condemning the continuing violence on the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6. Grisham give up later that day.
Melania Trump stated in a press release from her workplace that Grisham had “manipulated” the reality.
“The author is desperately trying to rehabilitate her tarnished reputation by manipulating and distorting the truth about Mrs. Trump,” stated the assertion. “Ms. Grisham is a deceitful and troubled individual who doesn’t deserve anyone’s trust.”
Grisham informed ABC News’ George Stephanopoulos in an interview Monday that she “expected” such assaults and expects extra.
“This is right out of their playbook,” she stated. “When they don’t like the message, they’re going to destroy the messenger. … I notice she’s not denying anything fully in the book just yet. I think she knows that I have a lot of receipts to show that I’m being fully honest.”
Grisham additionally stated she now regrets enabling the Trump tradition of dishonesty together with her work within the White House. She stated she stayed as a result of she was blind to a lot of the wrongdoing behind the scenes and was captivated by Donald Trump’s power and recognition.
“I now want to, in whatever way I can, educate the public about the behaviors within the White House because it does look like he’s going to try to run in 2024,” she stated. Grisham warned that if Trump returns to the Oval Office he’ll deal with “revenge.”
Grisham first served as an aide to Trump throughout his 2016 presidential marketing campaign. She was the primary press secretary in U.S. historical past by no means to carry a press convention — at Trump’s orders, based on her e book.
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