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Paul Ryan researched narcissistic personality disorder after Trump win, book claims

Added 09-16-21 07:57:01am EST - “Former Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) started researching how to interact with people with a narcissistic personality disorder after? President Trump's win in 2016, a new book by Bob Woodward and Robert Costa reportedly reveals.?” - Thehill.com

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Thehill.com: “Paul Ryan researched narcissistic personality disorder after Trump win, book claims”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

Former Speaker Paul RyanPaul Davis RyanPaul Ryan says it's 'really clear' Biden won election: 'It was not rigged. It was not stolen' Democrats fret over Trump-district retirements ahead of midterms To cut poverty and solve the labor shortage, enhance the Earned Income Tax Credit MORE (R-Wis.) started researching how to interact with people with a narcissistic personality disorder after President TrumpDonald TrumpFormer Sen. Heller to run for Nevada governor Overnight Defense & National Security — Milley becomes lightning rod Joint Chiefs Chairman Milley becomes lightning rod on right MORE's win in 2016, a new book by Bob Woodward and Robert Costa reportedly reveals. 

Business Insider obtained a copy of their book, "Peril," and reported that Ryan was caught off guard by Trump's win against Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonPennsylvania GOP authorizes subpoenas in election probe We must mount an all-country response to help our Afghan allies Biden nominates ex-State Department official as Export-Import Bank leader MORE. But, realizing that he was going to need to work with Trump and since the GOP control both the House and the Senate, Ryan started to research how to work with someone "amoral and transactional," according to the book. 

Ryan was also reportedly told by a wealthy doctor, a Republican donor, that he needed "to understand what narcissistic personality disorder is." The doctor explained his "thoughts on how to best deal with a person with anti-social personality disorder" in an email, with links to articles and information about the disorder, according to the book.

"Ryan studied them for weeks, convinced Trump had the personality disorder," Woodward and Costa write.

Trump and Ryan butted heads after Trump publicly defended the neo-Nazis who started a violent riot in Charlottesville, Va. in 2017. 

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