Author Says Trump Exhibited ‘Severe Memory Issues’ | EUROtoday

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An creator who interviewed Donald Trump extensively after his departure from the White House mentioned the previous president demonstrated “severe memory issues” throughout their conferences.

Ramin Setoodeh, a co-editor-in-chief at Variety, appeared on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” Monday to debate his new e book, “Apprentice in Wonderland.”

Setoodeh mentioned he interviewed Trump in individual six instances for the e book, beginning in 2021.

Over the weekend, Trump known as on President Joe Biden to take a cognitive check, after which proceeded to repeatedly misremember the title of the doctor who administered the check to him throughout his presidency. That physician, Rep. Ronny Jackson (R-Texas), is now a staunch Trump ally in Congress.

Pointing to the weekend incident, Setoodah commented, “Donald Trump had severe memory issues.”

“As the journalist who spent the most time with him, I have to say he couldn’t remember things,” he mentioned. “He couldn’t even remember me.”

The creator mentioned he and Trump spoke for an hour in May 2021. A couple of months later, when he returned to Trump Tower in Manhattan for an additional interview, Trump “had this vacant look on his face,” he added.

“He had no recollection of our lengthy interview that we had, and he wasn’t doing a lot of interviews at that time,” he continued. “So I think that the American public really needs to see this portrait of Donald Trump.”

The Trump marketing campaign dismissed the claims about his reminiscence.

“President Trump was aware of who this individual was throughout the interview process, but this ‘writer’ is a nobody and insignificant so of course he never made an impression,” Trump marketing campaign spokesperson Steven Cheung mentioned in a press release, per Forbes.

“After recognizing the importance of The Apprentice and its significant cultural impact on a global scale, this ‘writer’ has now chosen to allow Trump Derangement Syndrome to rot his brain like so many other losers whose entire existence revolves around President Trump,” he continued.

Setoodeh mentioned he and the previous president spent hours within the boardroom at Trump Tower rewatching outdated clips from “The Apprentice” for the e book, which, based on a synopsis, brings to gentle the “never-fully-told, behind-the-scenes story” of the fact sequence that “catapulted [Trump] to the White House.”

According to Setoodeh, the interviews additionally painted an image of a former president with a need for revenge, fixation on well-known individuals, and harmful knack for fascinating an viewers.