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A new memoir by President Donald Trump’s former campaign manager Corey Lewandowski says Trump once ordered his helicopter pilot to fly low so he could deliver some choice words to Paul Manafort.
Manafort, who was at the time a top Trump surrogate but would take over in June as campaign chairman after Lewandowski was dismissed, made the mistake of suggesting Trump not go on TV, according to a preview of the memoir, “Let Trump Be Trump,” on the news website Axios.
Apparently, while on the way to a rally in Delaware in April 2016, Trump ordered the pilot of his helicopter to fly low so he wouldn’t lose cell service while yelling at Manafort.
The book says Trump let off a string of four-letter words at Manafort before saying, “I know guys like you, with your hair and your skin,” according to Axios.
Trump’s campaign reportedly brought amusement and surprises.
According to Axios, the book says that when Steve Bannon, the former Breitbart executive who became a Trump confidant, first heard that Trump was running for president, he joked, “Yeah, of what country?”