‘Letters to Trump’: 150 items of rich-and-famous writing
President Donald Trump, previously of the White House and now of Florida, is on the point of launch a brand new e-book of letters he has acquired from “some of the biggest names in history throughout the past 40 years,” his writer stated Thursday.
“From President Richard Nixon, to Princess Diana, and from Hillary Clinton, to Chairman Kim Jong Un, no book offers a glimpse into history quite like ‘Letters to Trump,’” reads a notice on the web site of Winning Press Publishing, an imprint co-founded by Donald Trump Jr. The writer guarantees 150 items of personal correspondence to the previous host of “The Apprentice” and “Celebrity Apprentice” from all types of well-known of us.
President Reagan, Oprah Winfrey, Sen. Ted Kennedy, Gov. Mario Cuomo, Arnold Palmer, Jay Leno, Liza Minnelli and Regis Philbin are among the many correspondents, in keeping with Axios, with Philbin addressing Trump as “My Dear Trumpster.” The letters have been hand-picked by Trump for inclusion and include commentary from the ex-president.
Winfrey’s letter, written years in the past, was in response to a missive from Trump and a complimentary excerpt he’d despatched her from his 2000 e-book, “The America We Deserve.”
“At that time I announced that my first choice for vice president would be Oprah Winfrey. Again the political elites chortled — Oprah Winfrey! They just don’t understand how many Americans respect and admire Oprah for her intelligence and caring. She has provided inspiration for millions of women to improve their lives, go back to school, learn to read, and take responsibility for themselves. If I can’t get Oprah, I’d like someone like her,” Trump wrote in “The America We Deserve.”
“I have to tell you your comments made me a little weepy,” Winfrey responded, per Axios, additionally writing, “It’s one thing to try and live a life of integrity — still another to have people like yourself notice.”
In Trump’s commentary, obtained completely by the bullet-point information outlet, he famous, “Sadly, once I announced for president [for the Republican nomination, in 2015], she never spoke to me again.”
Trump introduced his e-book Thursday on Truth Social, writing, “Great news! My new book, ‘LETTERS TO TRUMP’ is available for pre-order today. The most incredible letters that I have received over many years.”
Winning Team, additionally co-founded by former Trump fundraiser Sergio Gor, revealed Trump’s photograph e-book, “Our Journey Together.”
Trump’s trade of letters with Kim went public in 2019, when the North Korean chief “said with satisfaction,” by way of the nation’s state-run information company, that he had acquired a letter “of excellent content” from the U.S. commander in chief.
“Appreciating the political judging faculty and extraordinary courage of President Trump, Kim Jong Un said that he would seriously contemplate the interesting content,” the company stated with out elaboration. The White House didn’t affirm on the time that there had been correspondence between the leaders.
The existence of the Kim letters got here up once more when Bob Woodward revealed his audio e-book “The Trump Tapes.”
“Nobody else has them. But I want you to treat them with respect. … And don’t say I gave them to you, OK?” Trump says in a Woodward recording as he palms over the letters to the reporter. “I think it’s OK. Normally, I wasn’t going to give them to [you].”
When Trump returned 15 packing containers of supplies to the federal government in early 2022 — papers he had taken with him when he left workplace in January 2021 — the contents reportedly included the unique copy of a letter that former President Obama left for him when Trump was sworn in and letters written to Trump by the North Korean chief.
Trump’s retention of labeled paperwork is one space of investigation being dealt with by DOJ-appointed particular counsel Jack Smith.
“Letters to Trump” will set followers again $99 for a hardcover version or $399 for a similar version with a bookplate signed by Trump. It comes out April 25.