Front Row at the Trump Show review: Jonathan Karl’s pre-pandemic warning

The ABC News White House correspondent first met the 45th president in tabloid New York. His book is a cautionary tale

At a White House coronavirus briefing late last month, Donald Trump became visibly annoyed. Jonathan Karl, ABC’s chief White House correspondent, had pressed him about ventilator availability. The president snapped back with “don’t be a cutie-pie” and don’t act like a “wise guy”. This was not the pair’s first rodeo. Their paths first crossed back in the mid-1990s.

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