The most jaw-dropping claims about Trump

2018-01-07 06:12
President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump observe a moment of silence. Picture: Evan Vucci/AP

President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump observe a moment of silence. Picture: Evan Vucci/AP

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The list of seemingly outlandish claims about US President Donald Trump, including that First Lady Melania Trump openly wept on the night her husband won the election, keeps growing, and these are just a few of them.

- First Lady Melania Trump openly wept on the night her husband won the election – and the tears “were not of joy”

- Trump’s entire campaign team, from the top down, thought he would lose and everyone had planned for defeat, with Trump himself having planned to launch a TV network because he would be “the most famous man in the world”

- Trump and his wife sleep in separate bedrooms, and he demanded a lock on his bedroom door against the wishes of the Secret Service

- Trump orders McDonald’s to ensure he is not poisoned, has told staff not to touch his toothbrush and strips his own bedsheets

- Trump regularly sits in bed eating a cheeseburger at 18:30 while calling his friends and watching three TVs

- Media mogul Rupert Murdoch called Trump a “f***ing idiot” after a phone call and billionaire backer Tom Barrack said: “He’s not only crazy, he’s stupid”

- Trump’s aides say he doesn’t read and “for all practical purposes is no more than semiliterate”

- Trump would try to bed his friends’ wives by goading their husbands to cheat while the wife listened in on speakerphone

- White House communications director Hope Hicks dated Corey Lewandowski (ex-manager of Trump’s presidential campaign) and Trump later told her: “You’re the best piece of tail he’ll ever have.”

- He called acting attorney-general Sally Yates a “c*nt” after she refused to enforce his immigration ban

- Sean Spicer, then press secretary, said: “You can’t make this s**t up”, after his first briefing

- Trump tells the same stories three times in 10 minutes

- He called his son-in-law Jared Kushner a “suck-up” and said he should never have let Ivanka and her husband move to Washington

- Among his verdicts on his staff: Bannon “looked like sh*t”, Reince Priebus was a midget and Kellyanne Conway was a crybaby

- Among his staff’s verdicts on him: “dope”, ”dumb as sh*t”, “hopeless idiot”, “just a f***ing fool”, “lost his mind” and “incapable of functioning in his job”

- Trump wondered what a “golden shower” was after reading reports about the notorious Russian dossier

- Ivanka Trump jokes with friends about her father’s hair secrets: He had a scalp reduction, combs over from the sides and uses Just For Men [hair dye] badly

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