Report: Don King Still Advises President Trump
According to an interview published in [and] on Friday, the famous boxing promoter Don King is still advising his old friend, President Donald Trump. I call my connection to him, if I want to get a meeting or whatever it is, King, who was a celebrity [National Security Adviser Michael] for Trump last year, said. But I can talk to him every day through his assistant. And if its something thats got to be of urgency, I can get him.
Kingwho says he can be like a Tillerson without the portfolio because Ive been around the worldtold the magazine that Trump wanted to get my estimation of whats going on [and] he said, What you think about me firing [National Security Adviser Michael] Flynn? I said, With all due respect, Mr. President, Flynn fired himself. … Trumps loyal to a fault.
One White House official confirmed to The Daily Beast that King and Trump still keep in touch and remain close friends with deep respect and admiration for one another. A former Trump campaign official noted that King is one of [Trumps] favorite people who Trump loved talking about during the 2016 campaign.
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