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Trump's obsession with a book he wrote

Trump says his favorite book is the Bible. Guess who wrote his second favorite book?

Stranger than Fiction

Trump: The Art of the Deal is the 1987 book credited to Donald Trump and journalist Tony Schwartz

Part memoir and part business-advice book, it was the first book credited to Trump, and helped to make him a "household name". It reached #1 on The New York Times Best Seller list, stayed there for 13 weeks, and altogether held a position on the list for 48 weeks. The book received additional attention during Trump's 2016 campaign for the presidency of the United States. He cited it as one of his proudest accomplishments and his second-favorite book after the Bible.

Schwartz called writing the book his "greatest regret in life, without question,"

Both he and the book's publisher, Howard Kaminsky, said that Trump had played no role in the actual writing of the book. Trump has personally given conflicting accounts on the question of authorship. Schwartz later suggested that the work be "recategorized as fiction". The book talks about Trump's childhood in Jamaica Estates, Queens. It then describes his early work in Brooklyn prior to moving to Manhattan and building The Trump Organization, his actions and thoughts in developing the Grand Hyatt Hotel and Trump Tower, in renovating Wollman Rink, and regarding various other projects. The book also contains an 11-step formula for business success, inspired by Norman Vincent Peale's The Power of Positive Thinking.

Alternative Facts

The book coined the phrase "truthful hyperbole" describing "an innocent form of exaggeration—and a very effective form of promotion." Schwartz said Trump loved that phrase. In January 2017, the phrase was noted for its similarity to the phrase "alternative facts" coined by Counselor to the President Kellyanne Conway when she defended White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer's statements about the attendance at Trump's inauguration as President of the United States. Based on Trump's tax returns between 1985 and 1994 which showed a loss greater than "nearly any other individual American taxpayer" during that period, co-author Schwartz suggested that the book might be "recategorized as fiction".

Brut.

02/11/2020 12:57 PMupdated: 02/11/2020 3:52 PM
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20 comments

  • Steve M.
    02/18/2020 19:48

    BS

  • Bijali O.
    02/17/2020 19:00

    LIAR, LIAR, LIAR. MOST LYING MAN IN THE WORLD. There is no truth in his words, not a single one, only lies every day.

  • Habib D.
    02/17/2020 11:07

    L I A R

  • Subrahmanya M.
    02/16/2020 05:17

    Bla Bla Bla

  • Teresa S.
    02/15/2020 22:02

    Charlatan, shyster, liar, crook - do I need to go on?

  • Nerijus K.
    02/15/2020 17:15

    This man would sell his wife and his family for the right money

  • Saz C.
    02/15/2020 15:04

    He didn’t even write it! Tony Schwartz did. https://youtu.be/yb2NHTka-gw

  • Wendy H.
    02/15/2020 11:04

    Trying to appeal to the Bible Belt voters no doubt.

  • Zenobia P.
    02/14/2020 11:02

    Satan talking about HOLY BIBLE Wold covered in sheep

  • Brut India
    02/14/2020 05:57

    President Trump is pumped about his visit to India where he is looking forward to the promise of millions of Indians lined up to welcome him: https://www.vice.com/en_in/article/wxegp4/trump-says-modi-promised-him-millions-of-indians-would-show-up-at-the-airport-to-welcome-him

  • Christopher M.
    02/13/2020 20:47

    Asswipe

  • Christopher M.
    02/13/2020 19:20

    Lies

  • Akash T.
    02/13/2020 14:07

    Don't oversmart trump

  • Salma
    02/13/2020 08:07

    He wrote a book? Liar!😂 Bible is his favourite? Liar!😂 Someone who reads it n follows it can't be a bigot like him! Liar!

  • Mahesh S.
    02/13/2020 08:00

    Bhai Bhagwat Gita padle ek baar

  • Ajaya M.
    02/13/2020 07:54

    @Brut India my favorite book is "SRIMAD BHAGWAT GITA " & 2nd is also 🙏

  • Sayed I.
    02/13/2020 07:16

    Has he ever read the Bible? Understanding it is another question.!

  • Tareque H.
    02/13/2020 07:16

    Joker

  • Abdul R.
    02/13/2020 07:08

    None but other you 😆😆😆😆😆

  • Zenobia P.
    02/13/2020 07:08

    USA collapse wolf coming to beg ....well we re BRISC careful please PM Ji US dollar enslaved economies US even sanction India for buying oil from the most stable nation in Middle East, Iran . Are we USA puppet now??? Not at all !!! Check genuiness of your advicers Sir Modi .... Purchased weapons from USA is indeed an unwise move, kindly listen to selfishness advicers. ..we are BRISC. ...... https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=DPt-zXn05ac Heloisa J.P #