Donald Trump releases ‘The America We Deserve,’ co-author says it’s fiction

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Donald Trump releases a book titled The America We Deserve, co-written by Dave Shiflett. The book is intended to serve as a sort of manifesto for Trump’s 2000 presidential campaign.

The America We Deserve highlights Trump’s progressive campaign proposals, including universal healthcare and a one-time 14.25% wealth tax, and support of unions and abortion.

In the book, Trump mentions Osama Bin Laden and says a major terrorist attack on U.S. soil is imminent, but he does not connect the two.

In 2015, Shiflett says he only worked on the book because he needed the money and that he considers it his first work of fiction. He also says that, even though it has Trump’s name on it, Shiflett was the only one writing.

Shiflett told Colmes that, during the writing process, the topic of terrorism was Trump’s biggest passion, and noted that The Donald was a big fan of Jesse Ventura (the former wrestler and governor). He said Trump was “very careful to be “inclusive and tolerant” in writing about American diversity.

“His politics would be called progressive,” he said, citing Trump’s support for abortion, his past union support, a massive tax on the rich, and national health care.

The co-author noted Trump’s disdain for demagogic former politician Pat Buchanan, who Trump labeled too outrageous to be present his book.

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Dates on Trump File reflect when something happens, not when it's first reported.

Donald Trump releases a book titled The America We Deserve, co-written by Dave Shiflett. The book is intended to serve as a sort of manifesto for Trump’s 2000 presidential campaign.

The America We Deserve highlights Trump’s progressive campaign proposals, including universal healthcare and a one-time 14.25% wealth tax, and support of unions and abortion.

In the book, Trump mentions Osama Bin Laden and says a major terrorist attack on U.S. soil is imminent, but he does not connect the two.

In 2015, Shiflett says he only worked on the book because he needed the money and that he considers it his first work of fiction. He also says that, even though it has Trump’s name on it, Shiflett was the only one writing.

Shiflett told Colmes that, during the writing process, the topic of terrorism was Trump’s biggest passion, and noted that The Donald was a big fan of Jesse Ventura (the former wrestler and governor). He said Trump was “very careful to be “inclusive and tolerant” in writing about American diversity.

“His politics would be called progressive,” he said, citing Trump’s support for abortion, his past union support, a massive tax on the rich, and national health care.

The co-author noted Trump’s disdain for demagogic former politician Pat Buchanan, who Trump labeled too outrageous to be present his book.

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