Former President Donald Trumpâ€™s niece launched an epic new attack on her uncle Saturday, blasting him as a preening â€œfascist,â€ so â€œignorantâ€ that he probably â€œdoesnâ€™t knowâ€ what fascism is.
â€œHe thinks he deserves all the power in the world just because of who he is,â€ psychologistÂ Mary Trump told Business Insider following the release of her latest book on the national fallout after the Trump administration, â€œThe Reckoning.â€
â€œIn his mind, heâ€™s always at the center of the universe and thinks he should be deferred to even though heâ€™s ignorant â€” the weakest, and the least intellectually curious person Iâ€™ve ever met,â€ she added.
She also lashed Trump as a â€œborn autocratâ€ and â€œfascist,â€ adding:Â â€œBut he probably doesnâ€™t know what fascist means.â€
The â€œonly thing that matters to him is what he views, in his mind, to be strength. … his definition of strength is being cruel and disruptive as possible and getting away with it all the time,â€ Mary Trump added.
Despite all of his obnoxious bullying and bravado, he can be easily manipulated â€” with flattery, said the psychologist.Â
â€œHe is so needy,â€ she explained. â€œHe raises [up] anybody who puts him on a pedestal â€” no matter how bad they are.â€
Check out Mary Trumpâ€™s full interview with Business Insider here.
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