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PoliticoThe education of Donald TrumpPolitico“He has always been a guy who loves the idea of being a royal surrounded by a court,” said Michael D'Antonio, one of Trump's biographers. Many of those aides spent the opening weeks of the presidency pushing their own agendas – and sparring with one ...President Trump at 100 days: No honeymoon […]
CNNHas the presidency changed Trump?CNNMichael D'Antonio, author of "The Truth About Trump": He is not a man who is really willing to let other people determine the standards by which he'll be judged. He doesn't like for there to be an umpire calling balls and strikes. This is why he doesn ...Trump's report card: His […]
America MagazineBarack Obama and the Limits of OptimismAmerica MagazineIn 2015 the political writer Michael D'Antonio published Never Enough: Donald Trump and the Pursuit of Success, which earned solid reviews for its dispassionate tone, extensive research and chilling biographical portrait. Trump gave D'Antonio interview ...
TooFabVanity Fair's Long-Awaited Piece About Melania Trump Is Here and It's FascinatingCosmopolitan.comAs for how the couple communicates, this story from The Truth About Trump author Michael D'Antonio is... interesting: “He begged her to praise him [to me] as a husband . . . . Literally, he said, 'Tell him I'm a really good husband.' She […]
CNNA presidency playing out in dog yearsCNNMichael D'Antonio is the author of the book "Never Enough: Donald Trump and the Pursuit of Success" (St. Martin's Press). The opinions expressed in this commentary are his. (CNN) Aboard Air Force One, which he has used to commute almost weekly to his ...and more »