Cafe Milano was ground zero for Washington media and politicos on Tuesday, November 16th to celebrate the publication of Jonathan Karl’s new book,”Betrayal: Front Row at the Trump Show.” Karl, whose first book on Trump was called, “Front Row at the Trump Show,” was a New York Times bestseller.
Milano owner Franco Nuschese welcomed Jon Karl in his speech, congratulating him on so much new reporting making headlines around the world. President Trump responded to the headlines by calling Karl a “third-rate reporter.” President Trump has been talking to Karl for all of the 30 years Karl has been covering him.
Guests included Senator Amy Klobuchar, White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki, Dr. Anthony Fauci, CNN anchor Wolf Blitzer, and MSNBC anchor Andrea Mitchell.
Karl, the former president of the White House Correspondents Association, was surrounded by other members CNN White House reporter Kaitlan Collins, upcoming President, NBC News White House Correspondent Kelly O’Donnell.
ABC News colleagues included Rachel Scott, Cecilia Vega, RIck Klein, Dax Tejera and USA Today sports columnist Christine Brennan. Politicos on site were former Virginia member Barbara Comstock, Ron and Sara Bonjean, Lis Smith and Jim Margolis.
Two other bestselling Trump authors were in attendance, famed journalist Bob Woodward and the Washington Post’s Phil Rucker.