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Trump hired a 'Faux-Bama' during White House run, claims book

Trump used to publicly question Obama's birthplace during his campaign and privately described him as "a Manchurian candidate"

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Donald Trump | Barrack Obama | US Presidential elections 2020

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President Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally at Arnold Palmer Regional Airport
President Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally at Arnold Palmer Regional Airport

Before ever sought the Oval Office, he was preoccupied by its occupant President Barack Obama, publicly questioning his birthplace and privately describing him as “a Manchurian candidate” who obtained his Ivy League degrees only by way of affirmative action, according to a new book Disloyal: A Memoir by Trump’s former attorney, Michael Cohen.
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CNN obtained a copy of the book ahead of its Tuesday publication. Trump’s disdain for Obama was so extreme that he took his fixation a step further, according to Cohen: Trump hired a “Faux-Bama” to participate in a video in which Trump “ritualistically belittled the first black president and then fired him.”
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First Published: Mon, September 07 2020. 02:10 IST
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