President Donald Trump increasingly feels like it’s him against the world.
And he has fewer and fewer people at his side who he can trust.
In a devastating New York Times piece, Peter Baker and Maggie Haberman write that the commander in chief is increasingly feeling isolated and paranoid.
As a result, he is retreating to spending time alone, which means he is watching more television than ever.
Trump has been telling his associates that he feels “totally and completely abandoned,” as one source put it.
The president’s relationship with his kids has grown more distant as the time in the White House has increased.
The Washington Post’s Philip Rucker notes that “Trump’s family members are ascendant” as the commander in chief keeps bleeding advisers. »