Former Trump Exec Alleges Yet More Examples Of His Early Racism In New Book Excerpt
A former Trump organization executive has cited excerpts from her upcoming anthology about her time with the president, including other alleged examples of Donald Trump's early racist, misogynistic and anti-Semitic behavior.
Barbara Res, vice president of construction for the Trump family business, recalls her former boss's offensive comments on blacks, women and Jews in passages from "Tower of Lies: What My 18 Years of Working with Donald Trump Reveals About Him," which am Received and published Friday by the Los Angeles Times.
"Bigotry and bias control Donald's view of the world," Res wrote in her book, due out Tuesday.
In one passage, Res recalled Trump's anger at seeing a black man working on the construction of Trump Tower. Trump didn't want people to think his flagship on Fifth Avenue in Manhattan was built by blacks, Res claimed.
Trump also made a Holocaust joke in front of Jewish executives and routinely spoke in meetings about women's appearance, Res said. She also claimed Trump once ordered her to fire a woman just because she was pregnant.
While Res' book is one of many memories from former Trump employees and allies who have documented the president's alleged abusive behavior throughout his career, Trump campaign communications director Tim Murtaugh dismissed their claims.
"This is transparently a disgruntled former employee who puts a lot of lies in a book to make money," he told the Times.
Res has been a thorn in the side of her former employee since before the 2016 election, claiming Trump lied about nearly dying in a helicopter crash and attempted to illegally ban braille from the elevator button panel in Trump Tower.
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