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Wolff: Trump 'aware of who is Jewish' in a way that could be 'creepy'

Wolff: Trump 'aware of who is Jewish' in a way that could be 'creepy'

Michael Wolff, the author of a new book about President's Trump White House, says Trump has a "creepy" ability to recognize who around him is Jewish.

“I think he’s aware of who is Jewish in a way that might give … that feels creepy,” Wolff told “MSNBC Live with Katy Tur.”

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Tur had asked Wolff a series of questions about Trump, including whether or not he believes the president is an anti-Semite. Wolff said "yes" when asked if he believes Trump is sexist and racist.

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Wolff’s new book, titled “Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House,” has caused a storm since excerpts began becoming public last week ahead of its release.

Trump has denounced Wolff as a “loser,” accusing the author of making up stories for the book.

The book includes explosive quotes from Trump’s former chief strategist, Stephen Bannon, including his remark that a meeting between Trump campaign officials and a Russian lawyer in 2016 was "treasonous." 

Bannon apologized for those remarks in a statement over the weekend.