- In a controversial new tell-all book about the Trump White House, author Michael Wolff alleges that President Donald Trump habitually attempted to have sex with his friends’ wives.
- Wolff wrote that Trump would manipulate his friends into disclosing details of their sex lives and encourage them to cheat on their wives.
- The story echoes a claim Trump made in the 2005 “Access Hollywood” tape, in which he recounted attempting to seduce a married woman.
President Donald Trump habitually attempted to have sexual affairs with his friends’ wives, manipulating his male acquaintances into disclosing details about their sex lives and encouraging them to cheat on their spouses, according to a controversial new book, “Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House.”
Author and journalist Michael Wolff wrote that the then-real estate mogul “liked to say that one of the things that made life worth living was getting your friends’ wives into bed.”
“In pursuing a friend’s wife, he would try to persuade the wife that her husband was perhaps not what she thought,” Wolff wrote, alleging that Trump would invite his male friends to his office and engage in “more or less constant sexual banter” while the friend’s wife was secretly on speakerphone, listening in on the conversation.
“Do you still like having sex with your wife? How often? You must have had a better f- than your wife? Tell me about it.” Trump would allegedly say. “I have girls coming in from Los Angeles at three o’clock. We can go upstairs and have a great time. I promise.”
Wolff does not say who told him about Trump’s alleged behaviour, and some of the accounts in his book have been questioned by reporters, some of whom are sceptical of Wolff’s journalistic standards.
Last week, Trump tweeted that Wolff’s book is “full of lies, misrepresentations and sources that don’t exist,” echoing White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders, who called the book “trashy tabloid fiction filled with false and misleading accounts from individuals who have no access or influence with the White House.”
Wolff’s story of Trump’s alleged sexual affairs echoes a claim Trump was recorded making in the 2005 “Access Hollywood” tape, in which he recounted an instance in which he attempted to seduce an unnamed married woman.
“I did try and f— her,” Trump told TV host Billy Bush of the woman. “She was married. … And I moved on her very heavily. In fact, I took her out furniture shopping. She wanted to get some furniture. I said, ‘I’ll show you where they have some nice furniture … I moved on her like a b—-, but I couldn’t get there.”