There are a few new books and stories about former President Donald Trump, the 2016 and 2020 elections, and the January 6 insurrection.
The Washington Post had this story by Reis Thebault on Wednesday: Joint Chiefs chairman feared potential ‘Reichstag moment’ aimed at keeping Trump in power. https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/joint-chiefs-chairman-feared-potential-reichstag-moment-aimed-at-keeping-trump-in-power/2021/07/14/a326f5fe-e4ec-11eb-a41e-c8442c213fa8_story.html
The Washington Post had this story by Carol D. Leonnig and Philip Rucker on Thursday: ‘I Alone Can Fix It’ book excerpt: Inside Trump’s Election Day and the birth of the ‘big lie’. https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/2021/07/13/book-excerpt-i-alone-can-fix-it/
Wall Street Journal reporter Michael Bender had this story in The Washington Post on Friday: To Trump’s hard-core supporters, his rallies weren’t politics. They were life. https://www.washingtonpost.com/outlook/trump-rallies-front-row-joes/2021/07/15/cd842ee6-e589-11eb-8aa5-5662858b696e_story.htm
From Philip Bump at The Washington Post on Monday: Donald Trump has completed his journey toward embracing the Capitol rioters. https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/2021/07/12/donald-trump-has-completed-his-journey-toward-embracing-capitol-rioters/
The Guardian had this story on Thursday: Kremlin papers appear to show Putin’s plot to put Trump in White House. https://www.theguardian.com/world/2021/jul/15/kremlin-papers-appear-to-show-putins-plot-to-put-trump-in-white-house
Also, Qanon: Trumpworld wants distance from QAnon even as the ex-president winks at it. Trumpworld wants distance from QAnon even as the ex-president winks at it – POLITICO