Former CNN contributor Jeffrey Lord scores book deal

Former CNN contributor Jeffrey Lord scores book deal
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Former pro-Trump CNN commentator Jeffrey Lord will write a book about President TrumpDonald John TrumpCNN analyst Kirsten Powers: Melania's jacket should read 'Let them eat cake' CNN's Cuomo confronts Lewandowski over 'womp womp' remark Sessions says FBI agent Peter Strzok no longer has his security clearance MORE's first two years in the White House. 

His book, which was first reported by The Hollywood Reporter, is slated to come out in February. 

Its working title is "Donald Trump, Lion Inside The Gate," while the working subtitle is "America's War Against The Old Order."

Lord told The Hill on Tuesday that he's very excited about the opportunity due to his "fascination by the reaction to the Trump presidency."

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"Whether we are talking about the 'Deep State' and intelligence agencies or the bureaucrats of the EPA or the media and issues ranging from race to science and even to sports (the NFL) and more, the battle against President Trump rages," Lord told The Hill. 
 
"My intention is to take a hard look at his opposition and its effect on his day to day battles and the lives of his supporters across the country. It will be fun and hopefully shed some light on what we are seeing unfold every day," he said. 
 
The book, to be published by Post Hill Press's Bombardier Books, will also feature Lord's commentary on institutions, such as the press, which he said has revolted against the president. 

Lord told The Hollywood Reporter his book will include the results of the upcoming 2018 midterm elections and will serve as a "primer" for the president's reelection campaign. 

He previously published a book in 2016 defending the Trump campaign, titled "What America Needs: The Case for Trump."

Lord joined CNN in 2016, but the network cut ties with him in 2017 after he tweeted “Sieg Heil!” at a liberal activist on Twitter.

He told The Hollywood Reporter that he was "polishing the 'CNN Fired Me' chapter" in his latest book. 

Trump defended Lord at a campaign rally in Arizona after his firing. 

“They fired Jeffrey Lord. Poor Jeffrey,” the president said. "Jeffrey Lord. I guess he was getting a little bit fed up and was probably fighting back too hard and they said ‘we gotta get out of here.’ ”