Mary Trump, the daughter of the President’s nephew and late brother Fred Trump Jr., wrote a book described as “the enlightening, authoritarian portrait of the toxic family that made Donald J. Trump and her.” According to the book’s publisher, Simon & Schuster, the book will be released on July 28.
Simon & Schuster declined to comment on Sunday evening. CNN had previously reached Mary Trump for comment.
Trump has dealt with a few annoying depictions of his presidency, written by former employees, including a book that will soon be published by former national security adviser John Bolton. Mary Trump’s book is the first family member to criticize the President.
White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany said on Friday that the president’s nephew has not read the upcoming book.
According to the book’s description, Mary Trump tells her uncle Fred Trump Sr about how his uncle “rejected and mocked” when he started “succumbing to Alzheimer’s”.
In an interview with President Axios, he described the allegations as “completely wrong”.
“This is completely wrong, and vice versa,” he said. “In fact, just the opposite. I’ve always had a very good relationship. I didn’t know you were saying that. It’s a shame.”
This story has been updated with additional context.
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