Trump just wants to be loved: 'Fire and Fury' author Michael Wolff

CNBC| Tue Jan 09 07:00:25 EST 2018
"Fire and Fury" author Michael Wolff said Tuesday that President Donald Trump's fundamental desire isn't just winning — it's love. Despite receiving tremendous pushback from the White House — which characterized the tell-all book as a work of "trashy tabloid fiction" — Wolff told CNBC that Trump would likely praise him if they ever met again. "I'm sure if we were together for two minutes, he would be flattering me and I would be helplessly flattering him again," Wolff said in a "Squawk Box" interview. "The thing is," Wolff continued, "this is a man who wants to be loved." Wolff said he liked the president when he began reporting on the book, which initially was meant to detail Trump's first ..

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