EXCLUSIVE: Trump Book Author- I Haven’t Heard From Trump Or His Lawyers, So I Would Say I Did My Job
Recently, we spoke to Marc Shapiro, a New York Times bestselling author, released the paperback version of his book about President Donald Trump entitled Trump This! The Life of Times of Donald Trump, An Unauthorized Biography.
While Shapiro said the most “shocking thing is going on right now”– specifically, that Trump is President- he had more to share with us regarding his book.
When we asked how much research went into his book to be able to claim things like Trump’s Grandfather “ran brothels during the Gold Rush years,” Shapiro told us “A lot.”
“Trump has always been pretty much an open book,” he continued. “I needed a bit more sweat equity on digging up his family. I dug up an old New York Times paper from the 20’s that reported that Trump’s father had been a member of the KKK and had been arrested at a Klan rally for beating up cops.”
“Books like this lives and dies on research and you better make sure you’ve got your sources straight,” Shapiro added. “I haven’t heard from Trump or his lawyers so I would say I did my job. You can’t argue with the truth.”
We were also curious if Shapiro felt like his political views played a role in writing this book.
“Absolutely not,” he explained. “I was raised Democrat by two parents who were staunch Democrats, but who voted for Eisenhower twice. I was as straight arrow as a political writer could possibly be.”
“If you want the truth, read this book,” Shapiro wrapped with telling us. “Otherwise you’re on your own. Pleasant dreams.”
We appreciate Shapiro talking with us regarding his book on Trump. Whether you’re a Trump fan or not, it’s undeniable that the book is chock full of interesting content.