The book will be released Monday, January 29, but was obtained early by the Washington Post.
The White House - and the politerati diaspora - has just barely stopped reeling from author Michael Wolff's account of life in Trump's West Wing, Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House, and now another life-in-the-White-House book is about to drop, this one from Kurtz.
Kurtz, who has sometimes sided with Trump in his Fox News show Media Buzz in criticizing the media, wrote a book that is reportedly a more honeyed portrayal of the White House staff than Wolff's bombshell, according to The Washington Post.
President Trump and White House Chief of Staff John F. Kelly during a briefing with senior military leaders on October 5.
"Priebus knew the staff would have to fall into line to prove the tweet correct, the opposite of the usual process of vetting proposed pronouncements", Kurtz writes, as described by the Post. "Once the president had committed to 140 characters, he was not going to back off".
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According to excerpts as reported by the newspaper, Kurtz alleges in his book that Trump's aides were confused when he took to Twitter on a Saturday to accuse former president Barack Obama of wiretapping him during the election campaign. "I shouldn't have done that".
'She invoked a line that she often employed when Trump was exercised over some slight, ' the book explains.
Trump Got A Perfect Score On A Cognitive Assessment Test
Last week, a group of mental health professionals sent a public letter to Jackson, requesting he test Trump's cognitive abilities. Trump was the first president to undergo the test , and Jackson said he did not feel it was needed in the first place.
Bannon, who has long critiqued and clashed with Ivanka's and her husband Jared Kushner's roles in the White House, tried to put the president's daughter in her place in one instance detailed in the book.
'You love your dad. "'You're really big, ' she said".
"Baby, I think Steve's right here", Trump reportedly told the first daughter.
"I've got another nut job here who thinks he's running things", Trump told a friend, a Republican source told the Vanity Fair.
"You were right", Trump is quoted in the book telling his advisers.
"It is my opinion that numerous leaks coming out of the White House are fabricated lies made up by the #FakeNews media", Trump tweeted May 28.