In secretly recorded audio, President Trump's sister says he has 'no principles' and 'you can't trust him' - 2020-08-23

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F43.png In secretly recorded audio, President Trump's sister says he has 'no principles' and 'you can't trust him' August 23, 2020, Michael Kranish, Washington Post

Maryanne Trump Barry was serving as a federal judge when she heard her brother, President Trump, suggest on Fox News, "maybe I'll have to put her at the border" amid a wave of refugees entering the United States. At the time, children were being separated from their parents and put in cramped quarters while court hearings dragged on.

"All he wants to do is appeal to his base," Barry said in a conversation secretly recorded by her niece, Mary L. Trump. "He has no principles. None. None. And his base, I mean my God, if you were a religious person, you want to help people. Not do this."

Barry, 83, was aghast at how her 74-year-old brother operated as president. "His goddamned tweet and lying, oh my God," she said. "I'm talking too freely, but you know. The change of stories. The lack of preparation. The lying. Holy shit."

Wikipedia cite:
{{cite news | first = Michael | last = Kranish | title = In secretly recorded audio, President Trump's sister says he has 'no principles' and 'you can't trust him' | url = https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/maryanne-trump-barry-secret-recordings/2020/08/22/30d457f4-e334-11ea-ade1-28daf1a5e919_story.html | work = Washington Post | date = August 23, 2020 | accessdate = August 24, 2020 }}