President Joe Biden kept his own counsel when he received a letter from former President Donald Trump – pocketing the note and refusing to share its contents with advisors, according to Bob Woodward's new book.
Leaving a letter for his successor is one of the White House traditions former President Donald Trump decided to honor – even after skipping Biden's inauguration and avoiding a traditional lunch with his successor.
Biden found the letter in a drawer of the Resolute Desk inside the Oval Office, just as predecessors had before him.
'He put it in his pocket and did not share it with his advisers,' Bob Woodward and Robert Costa wrote in their new book, Peril.
President Joe Biden did not share with aides the contents of a letter that former President Trump wrote to him
'His attention turned to the virus,' according to the authors, in a reference to Biden's battle against the coronavirus.
Biden may have anticipated how Trump's