President TrumpDonald John Trump Birks says he hopes for coronavirus vaccine, but urges people to “do the right thing today” McGann says Kushner’s security clearance needs to be lowered: the Wisconsin governor’s book urges Trump not to visit Kenosha: “I’m worried is that your presence will only hinder our healing ‘MORE ▼ proposed the position of director of the FBI to the then Secretary of Homeland Security John KellyJohn Francis KellyMORE in exchange for a guarantee of personal loyalty, New York Times reporter Michael Schmidt wrote in his upcoming book, Donald Trump v. United States.
“Kelly immediately realized the problem with Trump’s request for loyalty, and he gave in to the president’s request,” Schmid wrote, according to an excerpt received from Axios. “Kelly said he would be loyal to the Constitution and the rule of law, but declined to promise his loyalty to Trump.”
The incident reportedly happened shortly after Trump fired the director of the FBI James ComeyJames Brian Komi Story of two FBI cases: Clinton warned, Trump investigated Komi: Trump, Barr hurt the Justice Department Komi in Clinton’s tweet: “I’m sorry I only ran in the 2016 election.” MORE, who claims the president made a similar request from him.
“Apart from illustrating how Trump views the role and independence of senior officials working for him, the president’s demand for loyalty is being followed by Komi’s experience with Trump,” Schmid wrote, according to Axios.
Kelly reportedly said she should tell the president she was not “like a Frenchman kissing a chainsaw.”
“Kelly has told others that Trump wants to act authoritarian and has repeatedly had to be restrained and say what he can and cannot do legally,” Schmidt wrote. “Apart from the law, Kelly told others that one of the most difficult tasks he has faced with Trump is trying to prevent him from withdrawing from NATO – a move that Trump has repeatedly threatened but never made a good result, which would have been a seismic violation of American alliances and an exceptional gift for Putin. “
Schmidt also claims to be members of special lawyers Robert MuellerRobert (Bob) Mueller of CNN Toobin warns that McCabe is in a “dangerous condition” with Trump’s daring anchor CNN tearing Trump over Stone as he calls the Clinton-Lynch asphalt site The Hill’s 12:30 Report MOREThe Regular team asked the then White House attorney, Don McGann, Bill Burke, to ask what Trump was saying to McGann in private discussions, according to Axios. During this time, Trump discussed the prosecution Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham Clinton Christie rejects a post-congressional poll that showed no increase in the dates and developments of Trump to watch as we enter the home section, Biden faces calls to be more active with the media MORE and Comey, prompting McGahn to write a note advising him, according to Axios.
Hill turned to the White House for comment on the allegations in Schmidt’s book.