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Business Insider Eric Trump ‘flipped out’ and yelled at campaign staff on election night after he’d predicted they’d win 322 electoral votes, book says

The Uday of the Trump clan?

  • Eric Trump yelled at campaign data analysts as results came in on election night, a new book says.
  • He had predicted the night before that his father would win with 322 electoral votes, the book says.
  • “We pay you to do this,” he reportedly yelled at staffers. “How can this be happening?”
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Eric Trump, the former president’s son, “flipped out” and yelled at his father’s campaign data analysts at the White House as results came in on election night, an excerpt from a new book by the Washington Post reporters Carol Leonnig and Philip Rucker said.

He had predicted to friends the night before that his father would win reelection with 322 electoral votes, and he was upset that campaign staffers were reporting otherwise, the excerpt from “I Alone Can Fix It: Donald J. Trump’s Catastrophic Final Year” said.

“We pay you to do this,” he reportedly yelled at staffers in the White House’s Map Room, which had been transformed into a Trump campaign war room. “How can this be happening?”

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  1. We were all yelling ! Not surprised,,, I’m sure the Opposition were screaming w/ delight, considering their Domimion machines worked according to plan! I don’t blame him one bit – we were all overcome w/ shock- ‘n then grief – to consider how ‘low’ the opposition would go – or could go – somehow we expected an honest election,,,,

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