Understanding Trump

  • by Newt Gingrich, Eric Trump - foreword
  • Narrated by Newt Gingrich, Eric Trump
  • 11 hrs and 43 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

The presidency of Donald Trump marks a profound change in the trajectory of American government, politics, and culture. Like his administration, the movement that put him in office represents a phenomenon that is worth studying.
Donald Trump is unlike any president we've ever had. He is the only person ever elected to be commander in chief who has not first held public office or served as a general in the military. His principles grow out of five decades of business and celebrity success - not politics - so he behaves differently from traditional politicians.
In Understanding Trump, Newt Gingrich shares what he learned from more than two years helping Trump and his team throughout the campaign, the election, and during the first months of the presidency. Mr. Gingrich provides unique insight into how the new president's past experiences have shaped his life and style of governing. This book also includes Mr. Gingrich's thorough analysis of how President Trump thinks and makes decisions as well as the president's philosophy, doctrine, and political agenda going forward.
The audiobook edition features the following recordings of live speeches:
Inaugural Address, Jan. 20, 2017
Joint Address to Congress, Feb. 28, 2017
The New Deal for Black Americans, Charlotte, Oct. 26, 2016
The Contract with the American Voter, Gettysburg, Oct. 22, 2016


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Very interesting views of Trump positions

I enjoyed listening to Newt and feel that I know more about President Trump, his hopes for America, and his world views. I have always felt that Gingrich was very wise about the world of politics and this book reinforces that viewpoint. I also enjoyed listening to President Trump's speeches at the end of the audio book. I highly recommend this to anyone who is trying to keep up with the wild world of DC politics.
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- D. R. Green


At the end of the day its personal responsibility. Trump projects this. He should of spoke to the democrats loving immigration ONLY because they will vote for them. For a politician, its all about remaining at the trough.
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- Kevin Olfert

Book Details

  • Release Date: 06-13-2017
  • Publisher: Hachette Audio