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"Sociopath Clown"; From Mary Trump's Book: 8 Unflattering Antedotes

'Sociopath,' 'clown': 8 unflattering anecdotes from Mary Trump's book
The president's family had sued to try to stop his niece's book from being published.
 
July 7, 2020, 3:36 PM CDT / Updated July 7, 2020, 5:15 PM CDT
By Josh Lederman and Dareh Gregorian

 

A new book by President Donald Trump's niece — which his family sued to stop from being published — paints the president as an emotionally damaged narcissist who has cheated to get ahead and is unable to "experience the entire spectrum of human emotion."

"Donald's pathologies are so complex and his behaviors so often inexplicable that coming up with an accurate and comprehensive diagnosis would require a full battery of psychological and neuropsychological tests that he'll never sit for," Mary Trump writes in her book, "Too Much and Never Enough: How My Family Created the World's Most Dangerous Man."

 

NBC News obtained a copy of the book, which is scheduled for release on July 14. Her publisher describes the author as a clinical psychologist.

 

Among the revelations and allegations:

  • Mary Trump paints Donald Trump's father, Fred Trump, as emotionally abusive and as having caused lasting damage to both her father, Fred Trump Jr., and to the future president, his younger brother. "The only reason Donald escaped the same fate is that his personality served his father's purpose. That's what sociopaths do: They co-opt others and use them toward their own ends — ruthlessly and efficiently, with no tolerance for dissent or resistance," she wrote. "Fred destroyed Donald, too, but not by snuffing him out as he did Freddy; instead, he short-circuited Donald's ability to develop and experience the entire spectrum of human emotion. By limiting Donald's access to his own feelings and rendering many of them unacceptable, Fred perverted his son's perception of the world and damaged his ability to live in it."
  • Donald Trump had no issue cheating his way to success. He would have his eldest sister, Maryanne, do his homework for him, and he hired a ringer to take his SAT for him, the book says. "To hedge his bets [Donald] enlisted Joe Shapiro, a smart kid with a reputation for being a good test taker, to take his SATs for him. That was much easier to pull off in the days before photo IDs and computerized records. Donald, who never lacked for funds, paid his buddy well," Mary Trump wrote.
  • The president's father viewed apologies as a sign of weakness, according to the book. "Fred hated it when his oldest son screwed up or failed to intuit what was required of him, but he hated it even more when, after being taken to task, Freddie apologized. 'Sorry, Dad,' Fred would mock him. Fred wanted his oldest son to be a 'killer' in his parlance (for what reason it's impossible to say — collecting rent in Coney Island wasn't exactly a high-risk endeavor in the 1950s), and he was temperamentally the opposite of that," the author wrote.
  • "For some of the Trump kids, lying was a way of life, and for Fred's oldest son, lying was defensive — not simply a way to circumvent his father's disapproval or to avoid punishment, as it was for the others, but a way to survive," Mary Trump wrote. "For Donald, lying was primarily a mode of self-aggrandizement meant to convince other people he was better than he actually was."
  • After her father had the heart attack that would kill him, Mary Trump said, Donald Trump didn't go with him to the hospital and didn't go to visit; instead, he had "gone to the movies."
  • Mary Trump acknowledged helping The New York Times with its prize-winning investigation into the president's tax history. "I hadn't fully grasped how much of a risk I was taking. If anybody in my family found out what I was doing, there would be repercussions — I knew how vindictive they were — but there was no way to gauge how serious the consequences might be," she wrote. "I had to take Donald down."
  • Maryanne Trump Berry, the president's sister, wasn't exactly supportive of his 2016 campaign. "He's a clown," Berry, a retired federal judge, told Mary Trump, according to the book. "This will never happen." Mary Trump said she told her aunt that she couldn't believe people were buying his claim that he was a self-made man, and she questioned what he'd ever accomplished on his own. "Well," her aunt replied, "he has had five bankruptcies."
  • Berry, a Roman Catholic, was irate that evangelicals were supporting her brother and questioned what was "wrong with them." "The only time Donald went to church was when the cameras were there. It's mind-boggling. He has no principles. None!" the book quotes Trump's sister as saying.

The president's younger brother, Robert Trump, went to court last month to stop the book from being published, arguing that it violated a nondisclosure agreement Mary Trump signed in 2001.

The agreement was part of a settlement in an ugly court fight that Mary Trump and her brother, Fred Trump III, had launched over their grandfather's estate. Mary and Fred's father, Fred Trump Jr., died in 1984, and they said they had been shortchanged in his will thanks to the family's machinations.

The court fight included allegations that Donald Trump and his two surviving siblings had cut off family medical coverage for Mary and her brother, who was married and had a young child with a neurological disorder.

"When he sued us, we said, 'Why should we give him medical coverage?'" Donald Trump told the New York Daily News then, referring to Fred Trump III.

In an interview with Axios last month, the president said the nondisclosure agreement is "very powerful" and "covers everything."

 

"She's not allowed to write a book," he said.

A New York state judge initially agreed, issuing a temporary restraining order to stop the book's publication, but a state appeals court reversed the order. The publisher, Simon & Schuster, moved up the publication date by two weeks, from July 28, citing the "high demand and extraordinary interest in this book."

White House deputy press secretary Sarah Matthews pushed back on some of Mary Trump's allegations on Tuesday.

"The President describes the relationship he had with his father as warm and said his father was very good to him. He said his father was loving and not at all hard on him as a child. Also, the absurd SAT allegation is completely false," she said in a statement.

White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany told reporters that she had not yet seen the book, but she called it "a book of falsehoods."

 

https://www.nbcnews.com/politics/donald-trump/sociopath-clown-7-unflattering-anecdotes-mary-trump-s-...

 

 


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Trump is a Sociopath, a Clown, and a Pathological Liar, yet he's worshiped by millions who live in rural America. Hence, we have an ALL WHITE REPUBLICAN PARTY and they're proud of their national bigotry.

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MAKE AMERICA WHITE AGAIN!!!!! That's what he is all about.
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@Tom5678 

He sure does want to make it ultra white!

And his supporters try to deny it, make excuses for him, and talk around the race issue...yet, no one will denounce racism, kkk, nazis, or white supremacy! Have you heard trump or his supporters make those proclamations of denouncing?

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I do get a kick out of some of his followers here who try to proclaim black support is rising for Trump and such.....sorry, we see through you, your not kidding anyone but yourself.
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@Tom5678 wrote:
I do get a kick out of some of his followers here who try to proclaim black support is rising for Trump and such.....sorry, we see through you, your not kidding anyone but yourself.

Actually, I don't think they believe it either, they just repeat it over and over, like the false things that Fox broadcasts and the lies that tRump tells.

 


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My sister went to her local library to take out Mary Trump's book. She was told there's a waiting list. She signed her name on the list. She was #145 on the waiting list.

I told her she could have my book when I'm finished reading it. (I paid the $28 at the bookstore). 

 

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I was reading Mary Trump's book and came to the part about Trump's military high school. His father sent Donald to the New York Military Academy located just north of West Point to teach his favorite son 'discipline'. 
 
According to Wikipedia, enrollment at the academy went down to 145 students. In 2015 the school declared bankruptcy and was sold at auction ---- to the Chinese! 
 
The book is interesting and entertaining. 
 
Mary is a psychologist and analyzes the 'dysfunctional' Trump family.
 
 
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Heard Mary say the other day if Trump wins again, ( God help us) but if he should win again, it will be the end of the American experiment! Could not agree anymore.
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Mary Trump also called Hillary "the most qualified presidential candidate in the history of our country."

 

She thought (as I have from the beginning) that Donald ran for President for the publicity - to promote the Trump brand. To her surprise (and to mine) he went on to win. 

 

 

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The book is setting sales records for Simon & Schuster. They've been publishing books since 1924. Books they've published have won 56 Pulitzer Prizes, a bunch of National Book Awards, Caldecott and Newberry Medals...I'm saying they play big league ball and have for a long time.

 

Mary Trump's book broke their sales records before it hit the shelves. I'm not buying a copy because I figured out Covid Donnie back when he was married to Ivana and had his picture splattered all over the NY Post and NY Daily News at every big event sucking face with Marla Maples for all the world and his children to see. We all pegged him as slime way back then

 

I wish Ms. Trump all the best with her book but I'm not in hurry to buy a copy. I grew up reading about Donnie being a low life.

 

 

 

Trump is an aperture in the fundament.
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If Trump loses the election and refuses to leave the White House in January the Secret Service will kick him to the curb. Who's going to stop them?

 

Things will never reach that point. I'm betting the other way: When he sees he has no chance to win he'll refuse to run or just resign,

 

 

 

 

 

Trump is an aperture in the fundament.
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I have a new admiration for Mary Trump. She like Comey and Vindaman who dare speakout about Trump are PATRIOTS, pure and simple.
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It must have taken a lot of courage to publish this book.  Kudos to her.

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heard her say the other day she is speaking out because she does not want her uncle to destroy her country. I hear that!!!
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@Tom5678 wrote:
heard her say the other day she is speaking out because she does not want her uncle to destroy her country. I hear that!!!

The trouble is that trump has already cause so much destruction in will take decades to fix it ............. ONLY if we can keep Republicans out of office!


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Mary Trump's book breaks record with mammoth sales

New York (CNN)Mary Trump's tell-all book had sold a staggering 950,000 copies by the end of its first day on sale, publisher Simon & Schuster said Thursday.

That figure, which included pre-sales, as well as e-books and audiobooks, is a new record for Simon & Schuster, the company said.
 
The book, "Too Much and Never Enough: How My Family Created the World's Most Dangerous Man," went on sale Tuesday and portrays President Trump in an unflattering light.
 
Just two weeks ago, Simon & Schuster celebrated the success of another Trump tell-all book, that one by former National Security Adviser John Bolton. The book, "The Room Where It Happened," sold more than 780,000 copies in its first week of sales.
 
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Bits and pieces of Rachel Maddow's interview with Mary Trump are coming out before hand, and Mary says Trump has used both anti semitic slurs and the "N" word, which came as NO SURPRISE what so ever. Trump is a racist just like his Dad, and he is all about Making America White Again. Your not kidding me....and you never did sir!
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I hope all saw Mary on TV this evening with Rachael. If you did not go watch it right now., and then read her book.

She tells all what Trump is like, and why he is like he is.  He has bad mental problems, and is destroying the USA, and if he is reelected will finish destroying the USA. Then get her book and read or listen to it.

I have followed Trump all his adult life. At the start it seemed he was just another spoiled kid playing with his fathers money, but it took a dark turn. To me it seemed Trump was evil through and through based on what he did. In time  I realized he was a mob boss with mental problems who loved to hurt people anyway he could. I never believed he could be elected President, but he was, and he has lived up to everything i new or thought about him. I have preached in here for the last 3 years we were in for big trouble, and Trump as a person is just like Hitler, and taking the USA on the same path.

Mary filled in may blanks for me, and she confirmed what the mental health experts have said about him. She also confirmed he might not leave as President if he is defeated which is something I have said for years, and Michael Cohen told us. Mary says if he looses big there is a better chance of him leaving on his own. Let that be the closing thought.

Now all watch her, and read her book. I do not understand how any thinking person could vote for a person like him. Lets see how close to zero we can get him.

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It's interesting to learn Trump's always been a low life piece of trash. Despite that, he's worshiped by his cult members.

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  Sure I will buy the book,  I can afford to troll donald if only for a minute as he sees the pre-order and sales sky-rocket.     Better yet is the Lincoln Project their trolling of donald is exquisite and now it is calling out the GOP Senators.  https://news.yahoo.com/the-lincoln-projects-never-trump-ads-expertly-troll-a-president-who-never-fai...

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@afisher wrote:

  Sure I will buy the book,  I can afford to troll donald if only for a minute as he sees the pre-order and sales sky-rocket.     Better yet is the Lincoln Project their trolling of donald is exquisite and now it is calling out the GOP Senators.  https://news.yahoo.com/the-lincoln-projects-never-trump-ads-expertly-troll-a-president-who-never-fai...


tRump is going down in flames and an honest and very educated family member is helping to make it happen.  

 

Poetic justice !!!!

 


Man learns from history that man learns nothing from history.
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Mary Trump's book will show that the "stable genius" isn't so 'stable' and isn't a 'genius' either !  He's an unstable emotionally challenged idiot who reads at an 8th grade reading level and paid another person to take his SAT test.


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Its worse. Trump is a malignant narcissist.
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@Tom5678 wrote:
Its worse. Trump is a malignant narcissist.

Yep,  narcissist.  An egomaniac with an inferiority complex.  His niece is right, trump is damaged goods.


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Roxanna, Trump is worshiped by his base (cult). In light of that, one would normally expect a book about their hero and leader in the White House, would be a best seller in Trump World. How many Trump Cult members will read this book? 

 

My guess is about 25.

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@CriticalThinking    I am not too sure that that they will read the book but perhaps they will try to buy them so that no too many read it. LOL  Anyway I just pre order it to my Kindle and will read it and comment on it.

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Chasky, Trump is a criminal and a piece of trash, but millions of Americans worship him, while defending everything he says and does.

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Sociopath Clown"; From Mary Trump's Book: 8 Unflattering Antedotes

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Interesting what the Trump haters will buy...be it fact or fiction.
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@KidBoy2 wrote:
Sociopath Clown"; From Mary Trump's Book: 8 Unflattering Antedotes

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Interesting what the Trump haters will buy...be it fact or fiction.

"It be" just "facts" KidBoy2  ..... And they sure are "interesting"!!

 

 

DUMP TRUMP AND DITCH MITCH TO MAKE AMERICA GREAT AGAIN!!!
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