- Cherry-picking facts is not uncommon in politics -- but Trump far exceeds the norm
- The much-anticipated presidential "pivot" has not happened
Michael D'Antonio is the author of the book "Never Enough: Donald Trump and the Pursuit of Success" (St. Martin's Press). The opinions expressed in this commentary are his.
(CNN)You've got to give Donald Trump points for consistent audacity. When you lie, distort, and make God an accomplice while speaking to the Central Intelligence Agency -- where facts are the coin of the realm -- you must have absolute confidence in your abilities.