President Biden was offended by Trump’s reminders at the White House that included a $50,000 golf simulator, book says

Joe Biden and Donald Trump

A composite image of President Joe Biden (left) and former President Donald Trump (right).Getty Images

  • Donald Trump’s reminder angered Joe Biden when he toured the White House.

  • This revelation comes from “The Battle of His Life: Inside Joe Biden’s White House” by Chris Whipple.

  • The New York Post has received a pre-release version of this book. It will be released on January 17th.

According to an upcoming book, President Joe Biden got upset when he found something that reminded him of former President Donald Trump while giving a private tour of the presidential office at the White House.

of “The Battle of His Life: Inside Joe Biden’s White House” Due to be published Jan. 17, author Chris Whipple wrote that Biden would “unleash” Trump as he ushered special guests around the official residence. According to the New York Post.

On one occasion, after coming across Trump’s big-screen TV and golf simulator in the room above the Oval Office, Biden became furious and began cursing, the paper says in the book.

“What a bastard,” said Biden, according to a New York Post report on Whipple’s next book. The Post received a pre-release copy of “The Battle of His Life: Inside the White House of Joe Biden.”

The Washington Post reported in 2019 Trump installed a room-sized golf simulator in the White House that allowed the former president to hit balls onto a large video screen. It reportedly cost about $50,000.

Whipple said it wasn’t just golf simulators that annoyed Biden and reminded him of his predecessor. The president also requested that the resolute desk in the Oval Office be removed.

Gifted by Queen Victoria to President Rutherford B. Hayes in 1880, the desk was made of oak from the British exploration vessel HMS Resolute.

Resolute desk in the Oval Office

A view of the Resolute desk in the Oval Office.Bill O’Leary/The Washington Post via Getty Images

Several presidents, including Trump and former President Barack Obama, have used it in the Oval Office, but Biden said in the book that he wanted to use the desk of the late President Franklin D. Roosevelt. However, it could not be moved, so the Resolute desk remained in place.

The Biden administration did not immediately respond to an insider’s request for comment.

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