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Why This Book Matters:
Fire and Fury gives an inside look at President Trump’s first days in office, hinting that the days to come under the Trump administration are ones no one is prepared.
The Big Takeaways:
- Becoming president is something not even Trump was ready for.
- If Not even Trump thought he would be elected president and was already making plans for after the election that didn’t involve being the president.
- Trump’s advisors were always arguing.
- Everyone had different ideas for the presidency ranging from less involvement in China to more participation in the Middle East. They did not expect managing Trump would be as tricky as it turned out to be.
- Control was on Trump’s agenda at the beginning of his presidency.
- Bannon had the idea that it was crucial to showcase just how easy it would be for Trump to bypass negotiation and go straight to making things happen on his own.
- After getting rid of James Comey, the FBI director, things started to change.
- After findings of Russia’s involvement in the 2016 elections, the Trump administration found it essential that Comey be fired.
- Comprehension is not Trump’s strong suit.
- Trump found it unnecessary that he read, leaving his assistant up to interpreting the news for him.