Amanda Carpenter, CNN contributor and former Ted Cruz staffer, joins this episode of the Federalist Radio Hour to discuss her the new book, “Gaslighting America: Why We Love It When Trump Lies to Us.”
Carpenter examines the ways Trump plays the media and his political enemies with his narratives and how Carpenter herself was publicly smeared during the 2016 presidential race.
“All presidents lie. Most politicians do. There’s a difference between gaslighting and lying,” she said. “Gaslighting is more of an elaborate scheme to destroy reality…the thing that makes [Trump’s] gaslighting unique is that he draws it out.”
Listen to the full interview here: