Axelrod On CNN: Book Controversy A ‘Devastating Development’ For Trump [VIDEO]

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Former Obama adviser David Axelrod called the recent headlines surrounding an upcoming book on the Trump White House by Michael Wolff a “devastating development” on CNN Thursday.


Axelrod, appearing on, “Situation Room With Wolf Blitzer,” said, “Wolff is known to be an impressionistic writer, but even if there are embellishments in the way this information is presented, it’s a devastating portrait and it confirms a lots of fears that people had about the the unpreparedness of this president, the unpreparedness of his staff, and the mercurial nature of his personality in a job that requires steadfastness.”

He continued, “And, you know, the real problem beyond reinforcing those fears, and I suspect by the way that those who love Trump will continue to love Trump, but the real problem is that it becomes a central story now and it will for some time at a time when, at a time when you know, this president was coming out of a break in which he was celebrating having passed a major piece of legislation, his tax cuts and seemed to be getting some footing and now this throws him right back again, and it is a devastating development for him.” (RELATED: Even Axelrod Has ‘No Doubt’ People Are Unfair To Trump)

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