trust man also reveals this charming incident, via rolling stone:
At other times, according to Haberman, Trump would brag to people visiting the White House that he had his private bathroom remodeled in the White House, which one guest “interpreted… to mean Trump didn’t want to use the same bathroom he had.” its black predecessor.”
Of course, black people were far from the only ones on the receiving end of Trump’s not-quite-disguised biases. According to CNN, the book chronicles an episode in which Trump was preparing for a debate in 2016, when Priebus, playing the part of a transgender student, asked the candidate at the time whether a trans woman could use a girls’ toilet.
“I have a question,” Trump said to a roomful of people, Haberman said. “Tense or upset?” After the group reacted with blank stares, Haberman writes, Trump made a chopping gesture. “With or without cock?” he asked.
Cisgender women were apparently given the same level of respect.Per The Daily Beast:
Elsewhere in the tome, Haberman reportedly writes that Trump would often show his employees photos of women he’d slept with and, while serving as president, referred to the German chancellor Angela Merkel as “that bitch.” Or Nikki Haley, his ambassador to the United Nations, the then president would complain, “Can’t we do better lighting or give her better makeup?” Before Ruth Bader Ginsburg died, he reportedly joked about her deteriorating health, putting his hands in false prayer and saying, “Please, God. Please watch over her. Every life is precious.”
Of course, Trump also had many thoughts about gay men. Former Trump associates, Haberman writes, “remembered that Trump mocked gay men, or men perceived as weak, with the words ‘queer’ or ‘faggot.’ bullying; former director of the Trump Organization Alan Marcus told Haberman that Trump would “belittle” another executive who Trump said was gay and “bragged that he paid the executive less.”
In a statement to CNN, Trump spokesperson Taylor Budowich suggested that no one cares that the ex-president is an even more horrible person than previously thought, telling the outlet: “While coastal elites are obsessed with boring books brimming with anonymous mistrust, America is a country in decline. President Trump is focused about saving America, and the fake news can’t help it.”