しかしながら, バイデン大統領の就任式をカバーしているので, the book reports that the Trump experience of the inauguration – where he took off in Marine One to Mar-a-Lago ahead of the ceremony – was “full circle” from his own inauguration in 2017.
Woodward and Costa report that Trump and Obama rode from the White House to the Capitol, along with Sen. ロイ・ブラント, who was responsible for planning the inaugural ceremony.
“What was your biggest mistake?” asked the president-elect to his predecessor.
Obama is then said to have paused and looked back at Trump.
“I can’t think of anything,” he is reported to have responded.
Trump then changed the subject, and asked “Is this the car you use all the time?”
The book has already made headlines, in part for its reporting about how General Mark Milley was in communication with the Chinese to reassure them about fears of an attack during the chaos surrounding the Jan. 6 国会議事堂の暴動.