Maverick and flamboyant Business tycoon and Republican candidate Donald Trump’s unlikely win the US Presidential Polls in 2016 against the hot favourite Democrat Hillary Clinton, the former Secretary of State and First lady stunned not only America but the world at large. It was a shock and awe moment. It left the American people shaking their head in disbelief as to whom they had voted to power in the White House.
With two years into his four year term as President over, Donald Trump has aroused people with style of administration and his perception of the world. With his authoritative reporting honed through eight presidencies from Nixon to Obama , iconic and acclaimed author Bob Woodword reveals in unprecedented detail the harrowing life inside President Donald Trump’s White House and precisely how he makes decisions on major foreign and domestic policies.
Fear is the most intimate portrait of a sitting President ever published during the President’s first years in office. The focus is on the explosive debates and the decision – making in the Oval Office. The Situation Room, Air Force One and the White House residence.
Woodward draws from hundreds of hour’s of interviews with first hand sources and from meeting notes, personal diaries , files and dialogue and documentation. Fear Tracks key foreign issues from North Korea, Afghanistan, Iran, Middle East, NATO, China and Russia. It reports in depth on trump’s key domestic issues, particularly trade and tariff disputes , immigration, tax legislation, the Paris Climate Accord and the racial violence in Charlottesville in 2017 .
Fear presents vividly the negotiations between Trump’s attorney’s and Robert Mueller, the special counsel in the Russia’s investigation, laying out for the first time the meeting by meeting discussions and strategies. It discloses how senior Trump White House officials joined together to steal draft orders from the President’s Oval Office desk so he could not issue directives that would jeopardise critical intelligence operations.
“ It was no less than an administration “coup d’etat Woodward writes .’ a nervous breakdown of the executive power of the most powerful country in the world’ .
Overall, Fear is a riveting and enthralling read and a telling story of the most powerful man in the World who is quite simply very difficult for people to read or judge as to what he is really up to.
FEAR – TRUMP IN THE WHITE HOUSE
SIMON & SCHUSTER
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