Donald Trump didn’t want to be president: An excerpt from Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House by Michael Wolff. The scary reality behind Trump’s long Tuesday of weird tweets: He’s relying on Fox News for all his information (and more). Is something neurologically wrong with Donald Trump? It is best not to diagnose the president from afar, which is why the federal government needs a system to evaluate him up close. Washington’s growing obsession — the 25th Amendment: Lawmakers concerned about Trump's mental health invited a Yale psychiatry professor to brief them in December. Trump is nakedly fragile: His lack of mercy makes him weak.

Thread: “Trump uses social media as a weapon to control the news cycle. It works like a charm. His tweets are tactical rather than substantive. They mostly fall into one of these four categories”. There is no secret master plan: Trump is the WYSIWYG president — no, the tweets aren’t just a distraction. Thread: “Today is all because there was never an ideology or unifying purpose to Trump or his campaign. It’s always been about personal fulfillment and enrichment, rampant opportunism”. New Year’s Eve at Mar-A-Lago: Another reminder of Trump’s degradation.