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Donald Trump, the president of the United States, has struck back at claims that he is not mentally fit to hold office, by even calling himself “a very stable genius.”
Today, Trump was attacked of being “intellectually incapable” of holding office, with a majority of the senior staff of the White House coming to the conclusion that he “can’t function in this job as president,” as said by the author of a new controversial book.
The book was published yesterday and is entitled, Michael Wolff’s Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House. It concluded that the president is not fit to do his job.
However, Trump took to social media during lunchtime, stating: “My two greatest assets have been mental stability and being, like, really smart… I think that would qualify as not smart, but genius….and a very stable genius at that!”
Earlier, Wolff informed the BBC that senior staff of the White House were initially open-minded to the administration of Trump, believing that they should respect the will of the American public.
However, he said that a “transformation” of opinion occurred.
“Over this period I witnessed, over this seven or eight months, they [White House staff] all came to the conclusion gradually at first and then faster and faster that something was unbelievably amiss here. That this was more peculiar than they ever imagined it could be.
“And in the end, they had to look at Donald Trump and say: ‘No, this man can’t function in this job as president.’
“I think he is intellectually incapable of being president of the United States. He doesn’t read. He doesn’t listen. He’s profoundly incurious. He is just interested in what he is interested in and isn’t interested in the larger problems of the world.
“Is he experiencing issues fundamentally – physical, mental issues? I can’t answer that, but I can only say it is a subject discussed in the White House. It is subject of concern because his repetitions have become so much more frequent that it is that people find themselves around him saying: ‘Oh my god, what are we going to do.'”
The US President has criticised the book, which questions his mental state. He said that the book was “full of lies.” He also branded Wolff as “a total loser.”