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Trump biographer David Cay Johnston tells 3AW the President will not be amused

A Pulitzer-prize winning journalist who has written extensively about Donald Trump says the US president is unlikely to find Malcolm Turnbull’s leaked gags funny.

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“Donald has no capacity whatsoever to laugh about himself,” biographer David Cay Johnston told Neil Mitchell

But he doesn’t expect much backlash.

“I doubt this is going to be a serious problem,” he said.

“Whats he going to do to Australia? Say we don’t want your help anymore on intelligence-gathering and sending troops to some place?

“I actually think it might be a good thing if more leaders around the world would openly and candidly deal with the fact that the president of the United States is a man who is manifestly unqualified.”

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