It takes courage to stand up to your president. But doing so after the administration ends is useless.
"I don't know what happened to you in the last two months," McCarthy reportedly told Trump. "You're not the same as you were for the last four years."
Milley was reportedly buoyant at Biden's inauguration because "Trump was out of the presidency and it looked like another peaceful transfer of power."
Trump acknowledged that Giuliani "is crazy," but told a GOP senator that "the actual lawyers have been told they cannot represent my campaign."
Trump's lawyers told him that being angry about the election results wasn't enough of a reason to file lawsuits, per the book.
McConnell also predicted that Trump would lose the 2020 election just by "being Donald Trump," per Woodward and Costa's book.
This was not the first time Trump has played into the dual loyalty trope or the anti-Semitic notion that Jewish Americans are more loyal to Israel.
Defense Secretary Mark Esper reportedly said they'd been "duped," and Colin Powell called Trump "a fucking maniac" while urging Milley not to resign.
"I shouldn't have ever done that fucking ... rally," Trump said, per the book. He also called his campaign manager a "fucking moron" and demoted him.
"The main problem," Barr candidly told Trump in April 2020, "is you think you're a fucking genius, politically," per Woodward and Costa's book.
"I have an eye for aesthetics," Trump said as he ruffled his famous shock of hair, according to Woodward and Costa's book. "Can't you tell?"
Ryan studied articles about interacting with someone with the disorder "for weeks" after the 2016 election, per Woodward and Costa's book, "Peril."
"Is there anybody in charge at the White House who was doing anything but kissing his fat butt over all this?" Pelosi asked, according to a new book.
Gen. Mark Milley downplayed the insurrection but secretly believed Trump was still looking for a "Reichstag moment," according to a new book.
According to extracts from a new book in CNN, Trump's reactions to the pleas was to blink and continue watching the violence unfold on TV.
Quayle, who serviced as vice president under George H.W. Bush, urged Pence to follow the law, according to reporting by Bob Woodward and Robert Costa.
"Kevin came down to kiss my ass and wants my help to win the House back," Trump said according to a forthcoming book by Bob Woodward and Robert Costa.