Donald Trump Jr. visited Orange County this week to do an interview selling his new e-book, his father’s presidential marketing campaign and an exhibit on the Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum in Yorba Linda that options letters between Nixon and President Donald Trump.
Trump Jr. spent a lot of the 40-minute dialog with radio discuss present host and Trump supporter Hugh Hewitt blasting former Vice President Joe Biden and the media – each focuses of his new self-published e-book, “Liberal Privilege.” The pair taped the interview Monday as a part of the “Great American Authors at Nixon Library” collection. It streamed on-line Friday afternoon for many who’d paid $48 per particular person, which included a duplicate of Trump Jr.’s e-book.
The president’s oldest son superior claims that Biden is affected by “cognitive decline” at the same time as he blasted others for making the identical unproven observations about his father. He additionally repeated a declare the president has made with out proof that Biden is taking medication to remain alert, with Trump Jr. saying he’s certain Biden’s handlers will “jack him up on something” and “give him some sort of medication to make sure he’s awake” earlier than Tuesday evening’s first presidential debate.
Although the controversy is hosted by Fox Information anchor Chris Wallace, Trump Jr. mentioned he doesn’t imagine his dad will get a good shake, saying that even “fake conservative” media doesn’t like his father.
Trump Jr. additionally mentioned he doesn’t imagine his father is getting sufficient credit score for not too long ago brokering bilateral agreements between Israel, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain to work towards peace within the Center Japanese area. Critics say the agreements don’t do sufficient to deal with the decades-long battle between Israel and the Palestinians, with the offers drawing criticism from key nations equivalent to Iran and Turkey.
The president’s son was a bit extra cautious when requested about how he views the race lower than six weeks out.
“I think we’re up, you know, in the usual suspects. I think it’s very close in a lot of the places, certainly based on polling.” However he additionally mentioned he doesn’t give a lot credence to the overwhelming variety of polls that present Biden has a considerable lead.
Whereas a rising variety of high-profile Republicans have come out in current months to say they’re backing Biden this cycle, Trump Jr. mentioned, “I don’t think that we’ve lost really anyone that voted for us in 2016. But I do I think we’ve gained a lot of people from the other side, you know, that recognize now the promises my dad made in ’16 weren’t just bluster.”
He additionally mentioned that he doesn’t imagine U.S. Lawyer John Durham’s inquiry into origins of the FBI’s Trump-Russia investigation will probably be out earlier than the election.
Questions for Trump Jr. from Hewitt’s listeners targeted extra on the non-public aspect of the president.
A listener from Backyard Grove requested about one of the best recommendation Trump had ever given his son. Trump Jr. acknowledged his dad isn’t the kind to sit down him on his knee and have a coronary heart to coronary heart. However he mentioned his dad taught him, “You don’t get anything you don’t ask for.”
He relayed a narrative about how when he labored for his dad doing panorama work at 16, he was solely making minimal wage. He requested his dad why he wasn’t paying him extra and his dad mentioned, “Why would I pay you more than you were willing to work for?”
Trump Jr. instructed a Laguna Hills listener that he believes his dad’s very best quality is his empathetic aspect, which he mentioned Trump doesn’t let sufficient folks see. He mentioned he’s met folks on the marketing campaign path who inform him tales he’s by no means heard of how Trump in some way helped them 40 or 50 years in the past.
One other listener requested whether or not there are “shy Trump voters” who intend to vote for the president however are afraid to say so to pollsters or others. New information final week from a ballot by Yahoo Information and YouGov means that there are extra shy Biden voters than shy Trump voters this cycle. However Trump Jr. mentioned he believes there are a “pretty significant” quantity of people that aren’t telling anybody as a result of they’re voting for Trump as a result of they’re afraid they’ll get “canceled.”
After a San Francisco listener requested whether or not Trump Jr. plans to run for workplace, he mentioned, “I have no plans on it right now,” insisting he’s targeted on his dad’s 2020 race. However Trump Jr. didn’t rule out the likelihood, saying he does plan to remain concerned in politics down the street.
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