House of Trump, house of Putin: The Untold Story of Donald Trump and the Russian Mafia

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THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

"The story Unger weaves with those earlier accounts and his original reporting is fresh, illuminating and more alarming than the intelligence channel described in the Steele dossier." --The Washington Post House of Trump, House of Putin offers the first comprehensive investigation into the decades-long relationship among Donald Trump, Vladimir Putin, and the Russian Mafia that ultimately helped win Trump the White House.

It is a chilling story that begins in the 1970s, when Trump made his first splash in the booming, money-drenched world of New York real estate, and ends with Trump's inauguration as president of the United States. That moment was the culmination of Vladimir Putin's long mission to undermine Western democracy, a mission that he and his hand-selected group of oligarchs and Mafia kingpins had ensnared Trump in, starting more than twenty years ago with the massive bailout of a string of sensational Trump hotel and casino failures in Atlantic City. This book confirms the most incredible American paranoias about Russian malevolence.

To most, it will be a hair-raising revelation that the Cold War did not end in 1991--that it merely evolved, with Trump's apartments offering the perfect vehicle for billions of dollars to leave the collapsing Soviet Union. In House of Trump, House of Putin , Craig Unger methodically traces the deep-rooted alliance between the highest echelons of American political operatives and the biggest players in the frightening underworld of the Russian Mafia. He traces Donald Trump's sordid ascent from foundering real estate tycoon to leader of the free world. He traces Russia's phoenixlike rise from the ashes of the post-Cold War Soviet Union as well as its ceaseless covert efforts to retaliate against the West and reclaim its status as a global superpower.

Without Trump, Russia would have lacked a key component in its attempts to return to imperial greatness. Without Russia, Trump would not be president. This essential book is crucial to understanding the real powers at play in the shadows of today's world. The appearance of key figures in this book--Paul Manafort, Michael Cohen, and Felix Sater to name a few--will ring with haunting significance as Robert Mueller's investigation into Trump's alleged collusion with Russia closes in on the truth.

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subject_facet Audiobooks, Diplomatic relations, Large type books, Political corruption -- United States -- History -- 21st century, Political science, Presidents -- United States -- Election, Putin, Vladimir Vladimirovich, -- 1952-, Russia (Federation) -- Foreign relations -- United States, Sound recording, Trump, Donald, -- 1946-, United States -- Foreign relations -- Russia (Federation), United States -- Politics and government -- 21st century
title_display House of Trump, house of Putin : the untold story of Donald Trump and the Russian mafia
title_full House of Trump, House of Putin The Untold Story of Donald Trump and the Russian Mafia, House of Trump, House of Putin [compact disc] : the untold story of Donald Trump and the Russian mafia / Craig Unger, House of Trump, House of Putin [large print] : the untold story of Donald Trump and the Russian mafia / Craig Unger, House of Trump, house of Putin : the untold story of Donald Trump and the Russian mafia / Craig Unger
title_short House of Trump, house of Putin :
title_sub The Untold Story of Donald Trump and the Russian Mafia
topic_facet Diplomatic relations, Election, Foreign relations, History, Nonfiction, Political corruption, Political science, Politics, Politics and government, Presidents, Putin, Vladimir Vladimirovich, Trump, Donald
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