The author of a very critical book about Donald Trump’s first year in office has said that “one hundred percent” of those around the US president consider him “moron, idiot.”
Michael Wolff, whose book “Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House” went on sale on Friday, said in an interview he spent three hours with Trump during the presidential campaign and in the White House.
The author contradicted Trump’s assertion that he had never talked to the writer for the book and had authorized “Zero access” to the White House.
Wolff told NBC News on Friday that for the book he conducted interviews with those in close contact with Trump and his entire circle questioned his fitness for office. The book depicts a president who was ill-prepared to win the office in 2016, and Trump aides who ridiculed his abilities.
“They all say he is like a child. And what they mean by that is he has a need for immediate gratification. It’s all about him,” he…