14 of the Wildest Excerpts from Fire & Fury Book

1. Trump didn’t think he would win either

In fact, Trump never really wanted to win the presidency. It was more a craving for admiration and attention that fed his ongoing campaign. Wolff claims it was widely known that Trump was “horrified,” “befuddled,” and looked like he’d “seen a ghost” when he won the presidency. The book adds that nobody really expected it: Kellyanne Conway even spent election day on a series of job interviews, according to Wolff, and the author quotes Flynn as telling friends that his taking $45,000 from Russian officials “would only be a problem if we won.”


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