Cassidy Hutchinson’s latest book unveils a Trump White House that was even more tumultuous than previously understood. In her book, titled “Enough,” Hutchinson, a former White House aide, presents a portrait of the closing days of the Trump administration as being characterized by unprecedented chaos and disregard for the rule of law, surpassing the shocking revelations she made during her televised testimony last summer.
President Donald Trump’s behavior is depicted as erratic, marked by unpredictable outbursts and outrageous demands. Chief of Staff Mark Meadows is revealed to have leaked classified documents to sympathetic right-wing media outlets and engaged in the destruction of official records. Shockingly, Trump’s lawyer, Rudy Giuliani, is accused of behaving inappropriately towards Hutchinson on the day of the Capitol insurrection.
Furthermore, Hutchinson sheds light on the conduct of major Republican figures, including Speaker Kevin McCarthy, who privately acknowledged what they withheld from the American public: Joe Biden’s victory in the presidential election and Trump’s defeat.
From the very outset, signs that integrity might not have been a top priority were evident. Hutchinson recounts an exchange with Meadows in June 2020, where he remarked, “Cass, if I can get through this job and manage to keep (Trump) out of jail, I’ll have done a good job.”
Hutchinson’s book traces her rapid ascent from an idealistic Capitol Hill intern at the beginning of the Trump administration to becoming an indispensable aide to the White House chief of staff during the president’s final year in office. Her testimony before the January 6 committee offered a damning insider’s perspective on Trump’s actions, or lack thereof, on the fateful day of January 6. The book also delves into her internal struggle over what transpired during the waning days of the Trump administration and her eventual decision to come forward and provide a comprehensive account of her experiences within the West Wing.