August 13th, 2018 17:32 EST
Omarosa Claims Trump Wanted to Get Sworn in on 'The Art of the Deal' Instead of the Bible at his Inauguration
"In her new memoir, `Unhinged,` former White House adviser Omarosa Manigault Newman claims President Donald Trump considered getting sworn in for the presidency on his book, `The Art of the Deal.`
In the days leading up to his inauguration, Trump allegedly said, `Omarosa, what do you think about me getting sworn in on `The Art of the Deal?`
Though it`s not mandatory for presidents to use the Bible for the swearing-in portion of an inauguration ceremony, it has been standard practice throughout US history. Manigault Newman questioned Trump as to why he wouldn`t continue this trend.
`The Art of the Deal` is a bestseller! It`s the greatest business book of all time,` she says Trump told her. `It`s how I`m going to make great deals for the country. Just think how many copies I`d sell-maybe commemorative a inauguration copy?!`"
If Donald Trump ever writes a book it will be an autobiography, he couldn`t possibly focus on any subject other than himself for more than a few minutes.
Unfortunately, he doesn`t have the intellectual acumen to write a children`s book, much less a memoir.
Trump`s 1998 bestselling memoir was ghostwritten entirely by Tony Schwartz, not a jot or a tittle was written by the Stable Genius. Of course that doesn`t stop the functional illiterate from claiming credit.
It would have been appropriate for a fake president to get sworn in using a fake book as opposed to the Bible. I doubt that Trump has read either book, although he`s more familiar with "The Art of the Deal."
Trump never misses a chance to make a buck, and he would have been delighted with the prospect of selling commemorative inauguration copies of "The Art of the Deal."
Omarosa convinced her erstwhile reality TV buddy to follow convention and use the Bible. If Trump had used his memoir or a Penthouse Magazine his fervent white evangelical supporters would still have worshipped him as the Messiah.
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