A former White House spokeswoman during the Trump presidency describes in a book the Republican’s “terrifying” outbursts of anger, which only calmed down by playing him his favorite music, according to excerpts published Tuesday by the Republican. American press.
In a work entitled I’ll Take Your Questions Now (“I will now take your questions”), Stephanie Grisham – who has never bowed to the daily exercise of the press conference with reporters covering the White House – describes a Donald Trump temperamental, liar, concealer and sexist.
A spokesperson for the White House between July 2019 and April 2020, she was then chief of staff to former first lady Melania Trump.
Stephanie Grisham says that to calm the “terrifying” anger of the billionaire, who still has massive support within the Republican electorate, a person had been appointed to the White House to play his favorite songs, including Memory, extract from the musical Cats, report it New York Times. This man was nicknamed “Music Man”.
The former spokesperson also reports that the former president brought an employee into his Air Force One cabin to look at his buttocks, the report reads. Washington Post.
The daily reports another passage, on a meeting between Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin on the sidelines of the G20 summit, two years ago.
According to Stephanie Grisham, the former US president told his Russian counterpart, in the absence of reporters: “Ok, I’ll play tough with you for a few minutes. But that’s for the cameras, and once they’re gone, we’ll talk. “
The former spokesperson, who resigned on January 6, 2020 at the time of the assault on the Capitol, also said that the former president hid from the public having undergone a colonoscopy in 2019.
Stephanie Grisham also describes, still according to the extracts published by the Washington Post and the New York Times, a Melania Trump increasingly hostile to her husband after revelations about her affair with a porn actress.
According to her former chief of staff, the former first lady asked after this scandal to be accompanied during her public appearances by an attractive soldier, to enrage her husband.
About her own role in a White House in which “dishonesty circulated as if it were being diffused through the air conditioning system,” Stephanie Grisham writes, according to the New York Times : “I should have made myself heard more. “