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Books by and about 2020 presidential candidates
Crippled America,
by Donald J. Trump (2015)
Fire and Fury,
by Michael Wolff (2018)
Trump Revealed,
by Michael Kranish and Marc Fisher (2016)
The Making of Donald Trump,
by David Cay Johnston (2016)
Promise Me, Dad ,
by Joe Biden (2017)
The Book of Joe ,
by Jeff Wilser (2019; biography of Joe Biden)
The Truths We Hold,
by Kamala Harris (2019)
Smart on Crime,
by Kamala Harris (2010)
Guide to Political Revolution,
by Bernie Sanders (2017)
Where We Go From Here,
by Bernie Sanders (2018)
Our Revolution,
by Bernie Sanders (2016)
This Fight Is Our Fight,
by Elizabeth Warren (2017)
by Cory Booker (2016)
Conscience of a Conservative,
by Jeff Flake (2017)
Two Paths,
by Gov. John Kasich (2017)
Every Other Monday,
by Rep. John Kasich (2010)
Courage is Contagious,
by John Kasich (1998)
Shortest Way Home,
by Pete Buttigieg (2019)
by Michelle Obama (2018)
Higher Loyalty,
by James Comey (2018)
The Making of Donald Trump,
by David Cay Johnston (2017)
Higher Loyalty ,
by James Comey (2018)
Trump vs. Hillary On The Issues ,
by Jesse Gordon (2016)
Outsider in the White House,
by Bernie Sanders (2015)

Book Reviews

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The Room Where It Happened, by John Bolton

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    from The Room Where It Happened, by John Bolton (number of quotes indicated):
  • Donald Trump (8) Republican Presidential incumbent
  • Joe Biden (1) Democratic V.P.
  • John Bolton (8) National Security Advisor
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  • Common Dreams, "Excerpts of John Bolton Book Showing Unhinged Behavior", by Eoin Higgins, June 17, 2020
  • USA Today, "Bolton book accuses Trump of seeking foreign help for political gain," by Ledyard King, 6/17/2020
  • The Guardian, "Bolton's bombshell Trump book: eight of its most stunning claims", by Max Benwell, 17 Jun 2020
  • Axios.com, "Highlights from the excerpts of John Bolton's book," by Orion Rummler, 6/17/2020
  • CNN.com, "What we learned from John Bolton's eye-popping tale of working with Trump," by Nicole Gaouette, June 18, 2020
  • Transcript excerpts: John Bolton interview with ABC News' Martha Raddatz, June 21, 2020

BOOK REVIEW by OnTheIssues.org:


-- Jesse Gordon, jesse@OnTheIssues.org, June 2020
 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
Civil Rights
    Donald Trump: No crackdown on China for repressing Falun Gong or Catholics.
    John Bolton: Trump put human rights violations second to China trade.
Foreign Policy
    Donald Trump: No US statement criticizing Russian invasion of Georgia.
    John Bolton: Trump pushed for loosening sanctions against Russia.
    Donald Trump: End investigations of Turkish state-owned banks.
    Donald Trump: Uighur concentration camps are the right thing to do.
    Donald Trump: Did Saudis kill journalist? World is a dangerous place.
    Donald Trump: No involvement in Hong Kong protest or Tiananmen anniversary.
Free Trade
    Donald Trump: China should buy more American farm products.
    Joe Biden: Trump's flimsy trade deal sells out US interest to China.
    John Bolton: Trump's China trade deal focused on re-election help.
Government Reform
    John Bolton: Trump agrees that America has too many elections.
Principles & Values
    John Bolton: Trump offered personal favors to foreign dictators.
    John Bolton: OpEd: Wrote book instead of testimony at impeachment hearing.
    John Bolton: Trump sought help from China in upcoming re-election.
War & Peace
    Donald Trump: Canceled missile strike on Iran for drone shoot-down.
    John Bolton: Supported missile strike on Iran for drone shoot-down.

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