Dangerously uninformed’: New book says Trump didn’t know what happened at Pearl Harbor

HONOLULU, Hawaii (HawaiiNewsNow) – A new book claims President Donald Trump did not understand the basic history behind the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor before visiting two years ago.

“He was at times dangerously uninformed,” a former senior White House adviser said in “A Very Stable Genius,” a new book by Washington Post reporters Philip Rucker and Carol D. Leonnig.

In it, they wrote that President Trump asked his then-Chief of Staff John Kelly before a private tour of the USS Arizona Memorial: “Hey, John, what’s this all about? What’s this a tour of?”

The book said, “Trump had heard the phrase ‘Pearl Harbor’ and appeared to understand that he was visiting the scene of a historic battle, but he did not seem to know much else.”

Article URL : https://www.hawaiinewsnow.com/2020/01/17/dangerously-uninformed-new-book-says-trump-didnt-know-what-happened-pearl-harbor/

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