WARNING!: The current administration would rather that you not read these summary books because they reveal President Trump's darkest side as testified by his personal attack dog and consigliere for over a decade and his disowned niece. This book serves as a comprehensive summary and is not intended to replace the original books by Michael Cohen and Mary L. Trump. Michael Cohen admits he was mesmerized by Trump like a cult member. He began to see himself breaking his moral code but stuck with Trump for money, power, and fame. Cohen boasts that he knew Trump better than his own family--and it was not a pretty sight. He saw Trump as a sociopathic mobster boss who would do anything to win and destroy anybody who challenged him in his quest for success. Cohen dumps a truckload of Trump family skeletons at the reader’s feet and then picks them up one by one and executes a meticulous show-and-tell. Pornstar Stormy Daniels and Playboy centerfold favorite Karen McDougall are unforgettable pains in the ass for Trump, and he enlists Cohen, the “fixer,” to “take care of it.” Cohen cites examples to show that Trump was a bully, a likely adulterer, a pathological liar, an amoral cheat, a bigot regarding gays and religion, and an occasional racist. He also shows Trump’s uncanny strengths, skills, and abilities and why he initially thought that Trump would be a good President. Cohen spent years encouraging him to run.
This story is a must-read because it has new, insider information about how the most powerful person in the world has the most ugly personality and how he nevertheless ascended to his position of authority--and what might lay insight for our future.