Author Of Tell-All Reflected On Trump’s Mental State During Interviews With Ex-President Following Jan. 6th Riot And It’s Downright Chilling: “There’s Something That’s Just Not Right”

I wonder what gave it away.

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You don’t have to be a mental health expert to know that former President Donald Trump has some real issues. And he’s dangerous. The twice-impeached one-term president’s narcissistic brain won’t allow him to accept defeat after Joe Biden trounced him in the popular and electoral votes over one year ago. Trump’s actions just after being defeated resulted in the deadly Jan. 6 insurrection at the Capitol. And he hasn’t changed since then. Trump didn’t use his spare time to reflect on what happened the day a mob of his supporters stormed the Capitol to stop the peaceful transition of power. That’s because he wanted it to happen. ABC News reporter Jonathan Karl, who authored ‘Betrayal: The Final Act of the Trump Show,’ is well aware of Trump’s shortcomings, too.

As Karl said on MSNBC, “Something is just not right” when he interviewed the former president in March at Mar-a-Lago. “I was looking for something,” Karl told host Joy Reid. “I wanted to see any hint of regret, any hint of remorse for what happened on Jan. 6. — Absolutely none.”

Karl recalled that the former president was in “a good mood” and got “excited” when he spoke of the “terrible things” that Republicans had done to him. Trump included his former Vice President Mike Pence and former Attorney General Bill Bar as Republicans who “betrayed” him.

Reid ask Karl whether the former president came across “as somebody who is rational (or) mentally all there.”

“It’s a very strange thing,” Karl said. “He comes out — he’s gregarious. He’s got a way of trying to charm you. He doesn’t seem like he’s somebody who’s completely insane at all. He conducts himself, he conducts his business. But it’s the lack of any sense of remorse, I think, that really comes across as, there’s something that’s just not right.”


People with antisocial personality disorder show no guilt or remorse for their behavior. They consistently disregard right and wrong, antagonize and manipulate others. Doesn’t that sound familiar? Karl revealed on MSNBC’s Morning Joe that Steve Mnuchin brought up invoking the 25th Amendment with former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Jan. 6 to remove Trump from office. It’s a shame that never happened because Trump will likely run again in 2024.

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