Once a most unlikely candidate, Barack Obama’s successful campaign for the White House made him a worldwide sensation and a transformative figure even before he was inaugurated. Elected as the Iraq War and the Great Recession had discouraged millions of Americans, Obama’s promise of hope revived the national spirit.
Daily BeastWhat Weve Learned 100 Days In: The Trust Deficit Is the Core ProblemDaily BeastTrump described to Michael D'Antonio in his biography, Never Enough, his father “dragging him” around tough neighborhoods in Brooklyn when he collected rents. He always told the boy to stand to one side of the door. Donald asked why: “Because ...The education […]
A.V. ClubGavin Bond/Comedy Central Gavin Bond/Comedy CentralA.V. ClubIn Michael D'Antonio's 2015 biography on Donald Trump, Never Enough, Trump is quoted as saying “I don't engage in self-analysis, because I might not like what I see.” It's a rare and accurate moment of inner reflection for the current president of the ...and more »
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 ...and more »
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 ...
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 ...Trump's report card: His best, his worst […]