Landslide: The Final Days of the Trump Presidency

Landslide: The Final Days of the Trump Presidency


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“We won. Won in a landslide. This was a landslide.”
―President Donald J. Trump,  January 6, 2021

We all witnessed some of the most shocking and confounding political events of our lifetime: the careening last stage of Donald J. Trump’s reelection campaign, the president’s audacious election challenge, the harrowing mayhem of January 6, the buffoonery of the second impeachment trial. But what was really going on in the inner sanctum of the White House during these calamitous events? What did the president and his dwindling cadre of loyalists actually believe? And what were they planning?

Michael Wolff pulled back the curtain on the Trump presidency with his #1 bestselling blockbuster Fire and Fury. Now, in Landslide, he closes the door on the presidency with a final, astonishingly candid account.

Wolff embedded himself in the White House in 2017 and gave us a vivid picture of the chaos that had descended on Washington. Almost four years later, Wolff finds the Oval Office even more chaotic and bizarre, a kind of Star Wars bar scene. At all times of the day, Trump, behind the Resolute desk, is surrounded by schemers and unqualified sycophants who spoon-feed him the “alternative facts” he hungers to hear―about COVID-19, Black Lives Matter protests, and, most of all, his chance of winning reelection. Once again, Wolff has gotten top-level access and takes us front row as Trump’s circle of plotters whittles down to the most enabling and the president reaches beyond the bounds of democracy as he entertains the idea of martial law and balks at calling off the insurrectionist mob that threatens the institution of democracy itself.

As the Trump presidency’s hold over the country spiraled out of control, an untold and human account of desperation, duplicity, and delusion was unfolding within the West Wing. Landslide is that story as only Michael Wolff can tell it.

Title:Landslide: The Final Days of the Trump Presidency
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  • Elyse  Walters

    "A Shit Show" ......... but I couldn't pull away!The VERY scary part of all this -- is that Trump is seriously considering running for President again in 2024.How we even left the door open is insane!...

  • Chris

    Here is the madness of the last months of the Trump Presidency in all its idiocy, ignominy, perfidy, and spectacular dishonesty. Here is Trump himself, of course, but also his hangers-on, yes people, ...

  • Lois is behind her reviews at least a month

    This is really funny and had a solid 3.5 rating from me until the end.I do not understand the need to not ever hold white men responsible for their actions.Furthermore the suggestion that trump is cha...

  • Bren fall in love with the sea.

    “And anyway, it was Friday. Thank God it was Friday, after the worst week in the history of the Trump presidency—losing the Senate, failing in an Electoral College showdown, the Capitol attack, im...

  • Ray

    I'm honestly just so sick of him. I thought Fire & Fury was excellent, and these kinds of books were one of the best ways to deal with the stress of those horrible 4 years. But now that it's over with...

  • Jill Mackin

    Grateful that he’s not in The White House anymore. He is completely deranged. A great danger to our democracy. ...

  • Jeanette (Ms. Feisty)

    If there's one good thing to be salvaged from the ongoing chaos and depravity and violence and incompetence of the last few years, it is that the Republican Party has been exposed for what it has alwa...

  • Julian Worker

    A history book about events in the recent past from November 2020 to January 2021.It's hard to know where to start, perhaps with "your voters believe whatever you tell them to believe" as Donald Trump...

  • Jill Meyer

    I’m not going to write about my feelings - personal and political - about Donald Trump, but rather if Michael Wolff’s new book, “Landslide”, is worth reading. This is, after all, a BOOk review...

  • Lynn

    3.5 stars rounded down. A rehashing of the last few weeks of the Trump administration. How did we ever survive 4 years of this shit show? The man was totally unhinged, and by the end most of the staff...