Caitríona Perry's insightful analysis of Trump Country from the inside out

A revealing and insightful piece of reportage by a journalist who refuses to become part of the story

5th November, 2017
Caitriona Perry was accused by some of ‘provoking’ Donald Trump’s attentions by wearing a bright red dress

Politics: In America: Tales From Trump Country, By Caitríona Perry, Gill, €23

Like any good Washington correspondent, Caitriona Perry relished the thought of having a conversation with President Donald Trump in the Oval Office. Last June, she got one under the most unexpected circumstances. During a courtesy phone call with Taoiseach Leo Varadkar, Trump suddenly caught the RTÉ reporter’s eye and beckoned her over.

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