A writer who has known Donald Trump for three decades believes the US president is “losing his grip on reality.”
Tony Schwartz, the ghostwriter of Trump’s 1987 Art of the Deal memoir, made the remarks in an interview with MSNBC on Wednesday.
“But what it means in simple terms is he’s losing his grip on reality,” Schwartz told the MSNBC host when asked about Trump’s claim that the notorious “Access Hollywood” tape may not be real.
“His reality testing is really poor and I believe that’s exactly what’s going on,” Schwartz added.
The writer said he has witnessed “a dramatic change” in Trump since the time he and the billionaire co-authored the book in 1987.
“He is more limited in his vocabulary. He is further from as I say- this connection to what is factual and real. He is more impulsive. He is more reactive. This is a guy in deep trouble,” Schwartz stated.
Several hosts from the Access Hollywood show have…