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'I alone can fix it': Internet celebrates new book on Trump's 'catastrophic final year'

On Wednesday, Washington Post reporters Philip Rucker and Carol Leonig unveiled the title of their new book covering the former presidency of Donald Trump, titled "I Alone Can Fix It: Donald J. Trump's Catastrophic Final Year."

The announcement of the new book title, which is a reference to Trump's infamous quote at the 2016 Republican National Convention, was well-received by commenters on social media, who were quick to celebrate the upcoming takedown of the former president. Many people responded by mocking Trump, and expressing their relief that he was finally out of office.

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‘This country came harrowingly close to democracy falling’ on Jan. 6: WaPo reporter

Former president Donald Trump and his allies came "harrowingly close" to carrying out a successful coup and overthrowing democracy on Jan. 6, according to Washington Post reporter Philip Rucker, co-author of "I Alone Can Fix It."

On Friday, Rucker appeared on MSNBC alongside his co-author Carol Leonnig as well as Ashley Parker, the Post's White House bureau chief, to discuss the newspaper's recent three-part investigative report on the Capitol insurrection, called "The Attack."

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Trump’s shocking ‘pressure campaign’ to get Pence to overturn the election

In their book "I Alone Can Fix It," Washington Post reporters Carol Leonnig and Philip Rucker take an in-depth look at former President Donald Trump's final year in office. Rucker has continued to report on the end of Trump's presidency in the Post, and during an appearance on MSNBC this week, he discussed Trump's efforts to pressure members of Congress Pence to overturn the election results in the days leading up to January 6.

Rucker told MSNBC's Andrea Mitchell and fellow guest Joyce White Vance (a former federal prosecutor), "There was a days-long effort at the command center at the Willard Hotel, which was just a block away from the White House — where folks like Steve Bannon, John Eastman, Bernie Kerik, the former New York police commissioner, were trying to create this pressure campaign on members of Congress to believe their allegations of voter fraud. There was not, of course, evidence to support those claims. Yet there they were at that hotel, reviewing these claims, trying to fan the flames of dissent."

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Giuliani was 'manic' during debate prep — desperately trying to get people to watch Hunter Biden video: Jonathan Karl

Jonathan Karl's new book "Betrayal "recalls a debate prep session in which Rudy Giuliani was described as outright "manic."

In the book by Carol Leonig and Phil Rucker, "I Alone Can Fix It," it was revealed that Kellyanne Conway and Chris Christie desperately tried to lock Giuliani out of the practice debates.

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Eric Trump grew 'frustrated' on election night after being told the numbers would continue to change: book

This summer, Carol Leonig and Phil Rucker's book I Alone Can Fix It described an Election Night scene in which Eric Trump had a complete meltdown as it became clear his father would lose.

"The election is being stolen. Where are these votes coming from? How is this legit?" he raged according to the book.

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REVEALED: Trump's CIA director warned of 'right-wing coup' as White House tried to corrupt military

Gen. Mark Milley, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, received an ominous phone call on Election night and then another warning after Donald Trump fired his secretary of defense a few days later.

Milley heard from a fellow four-star general and close friend shortly after polls closed to remind him that "your loyalty is to the Constitution," and that he represented the "stability of this republic," and then-defense secretary Mike Esper also issued dark warnings of his own -- until he was abruptly fired six days later, according to the new book, "I Alone Can Fix It," excerpted by Newsweek.

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Kellyanne Conway warned Trump not to reopen the country for Easter because 'you’ll own all the deaths'

During the worst of the COVID-19 crisis, President Donald Trump was convinced he could reopen everything because the warmth of the air would somehow kill the virus. While it's true that respiratory viruses see a decrease in warmer months, COVID was a whole different story.

A new book by Washington Post reporters Carol Leonnig and Phil Rucker, "I Alone Can Fix It," revealed that Trump was determined to reopen the country for Easter Sunday on April 12. Trump was certain that "voters would be heartened by images of church pews packed with parishioners on Easter Sunday and families out celebrating over brunch in neighborhood restaurants."

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Romney tells authors he couldn’t figure out why Rudy Giuliani would destroy his reputation for Trump

Sen. Mitt Romney (R-UT) ultimately became one of Donald Trump's biggest foes, but a new book by Washington Post reporters Carol Leonnig and Phil Rucker, reveals it was Rudy Giuliani that confused him the most.

In their book, "I Alone Can Fix It," Romney opened up about a lot of his theories and conversations with the former president. But when it came to Giuliani, the normally polite Mormon made it clear that Giuliani disgusted him.

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