Former President of the United States of America, Donald Trump, After losing the election, on several occasions he urged his assistants to I will not leave the White House under any circumstances Not even after the coming president, Joe Biden took over.
reporter like this new York Times Maggie Haberman in a new book that will be published in October and whose content has been advanced by CNN. These revelations have multiplied Criticism from democratic circles Journalist for not making this information about Trump public.
“I’m not leaving now” According to Haberman, Trump told an aide. “We will never leave,” the former president told another aide. “How can you leave when you won the election?”, he repeated, as it appears in the journalist’s book.
Adds new details about Trump’s insistence on refusing to leave the White House, which had not been reported so far the chaotic post-election period In which his refusal to accept electoral defeat and several attempts to annul the result of the election ended with an attack on the United States Capitol on January 6, 2021 by a mob of his followers.
Haberman’s book, title Confidence Man: The Making of Donald Trump and the Breaking of America, It will be released on October 4 at a time when the US House of Representatives and the Justice Department are investigating Trump’s refusal to step down after the 2020 election.
House of Representatives investigating the events of January 6, 2020 Planning more hearings and a final report in the coming months, While federal investigators recently summoned several former Trump aides to clarify those facts.
CNN political analyst Haberman covers Trump new York Times According to US media, his 2016 presidential campaign and his stories made him a frequent target of the former president’s virginity on Twitter.
“Why leave if they stole from me?”
In his book he reported that, shortly after the November 3 election, Trump admitted that he had lost to Biden.
At that point, he asked the counselors to explain to him what had gone wrong. He also consoled one of them by saying:“We did the best we could” And more or less repeated the same remark to his press advisors.
But at some point, Trump’s mood changed, Haberman writes, and he suddenly informed aides that he had no intention of letting Biden in to leave the White House.
He was also heard asking Republican National Committee Chairman Ronna McDaniel about the election: “Why should I leave if they were stolen from me?”
Trump’s promise that he would refuse to vacate the White House was historically unprecedented, Haberman writes, and his statement left aides unsure what he might do next.
While these details of the book are known, the reporter of new York Times He told US network Fox that he has received criticism from Democratic circles for not making this information about the former president public.
These areas believe that the journalist should have reported all these details, rather than saving them for months to reveal them in a book.