What Do Jotted Talking Points Say About Trump’s Empathy?
Consoler in chief has been a role that President Trump has been slow and somewhat reluctant to embrace — especially in contrast to his predecessor.
WASHINGTON — For more than an hour on Wednesday, President Trump listened quietly to entreaties for action, personal stories of grief and loss, and expressions of raw anger, clutching a white notecard with talking points written on it.“I hear you,” one said. “What would you most want me to know about your experience?” said another.Mr. Trump’s use of notes, captured by news photographers who cov...
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