A very stable genius : Donald J. Trump's testing of America / Philip Rucker and Carol Leonnig.

By: Rucker, Philip [author.]
Contributor(s): Leonnig, Carol [author.]
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York : Penguin Press, 2020Description: xii, 465 pages ; 25 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781984877499; 1984877496 :Other title: Donald J. Trump's testing of AmericaSubject(s): Trump, Donald, 1946- | United States -- Politics and government -- 2017- | Presidents -- United States | Presidents -- United States -- Staff | Mueller, Robert S., III, 1944- | Political culture -- United States -- History -- 21st centuryDDC classification: 973.933092 LOC classification: E912 | .R83 2020
Contents:
Building blocks -- Paranoia and pandemonium -- The road to obstruction -- A fateful firing -- The G-Man cometh -- Suiting up for battle -- Impeding justice -- A cover-up -- Shocking the conscience -- Unhinged -- Winging it -- Spygate -- Breakdown -- One-man firing squad -- Congratulating Putin -- A chilling raid -- Hand grenade diplomacy -- The resistance within -- Scare-a-thon -- An ornery diplomat -- Gut over brains -- Axis of enablers -- Loyalty and truth -- The report -- The show goes on.
Summary: "From Washington Post national investigative reporter Carol Leonnig and White House Bureau Chief Philip Rucker, both winners of the Pulitzer Prize, shocking new reporting on Donald Trump's unique presidency and its implications. Rucker and Leonnig have deep and unmatched sources throughout Washington, D.C., and for the past three years have chronicled in depth the ways President Donald Trump has reinvented the presidency in his own image, shaken foreign alliances and tested American institutions. It would be all too easy to mistake Trump's first term for pure chaos. But Leonnig and Rucker show that in fact there is a pattern and meaning to the daily disorder. Relying on scores of exclusive new interviews with first-hand witnesses and rigorous original reporting, the authors reveal the 45th President up close as he stares down impeachment. They take readers inside Robert Mueller's Russia investigation and the Trump legal team's scramble for survival, behind the curtains as the West Wing scurries to clean up the President's mistakes and into the room to witness Trump's interactions with foreign leaders and members of his Cabinet, and assess the consequences"-- Provided by publisher.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Building blocks -- Paranoia and pandemonium -- The road to obstruction -- A fateful firing -- The G-Man cometh -- Suiting up for battle -- Impeding justice -- A cover-up -- Shocking the conscience -- Unhinged -- Winging it -- Spygate -- Breakdown -- One-man firing squad -- Congratulating Putin -- A chilling raid -- Hand grenade diplomacy -- The resistance within -- Scare-a-thon -- An ornery diplomat -- Gut over brains -- Axis of enablers -- Loyalty and truth -- The report -- The show goes on.

"From Washington Post national investigative reporter Carol Leonnig and White House Bureau Chief Philip Rucker, both winners of the Pulitzer Prize, shocking new reporting on Donald Trump's unique presidency and its implications. Rucker and Leonnig have deep and unmatched sources throughout Washington, D.C., and for the past three years have chronicled in depth the ways President Donald Trump has reinvented the presidency in his own image, shaken foreign alliances and tested American institutions. It would be all too easy to mistake Trump's first term for pure chaos. But Leonnig and Rucker show that in fact there is a pattern and meaning to the daily disorder. Relying on scores of exclusive new interviews with first-hand witnesses and rigorous original reporting, the authors reveal the 45th President up close as he stares down impeachment. They take readers inside Robert Mueller's Russia investigation and the Trump legal team's scramble for survival, behind the curtains as the West Wing scurries to clean up the President's mistakes and into the room to witness Trump's interactions with foreign leaders and members of his Cabinet, and assess the consequences"-- Provided by publisher.

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