Updated Nov 13, 2019

Donald Trump Jr.'s "Triggered" debuts at No. 1 on NYT bestseller list

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Donald Trump Jr.'s "Triggered: How the Left Thrives on Hate and Wants to Silence Us" topped the New York Times' nonfiction bestseller list on Wednesday.

The big picture: Trump's book was released on Nov. 5 and outlines his view of the left, their tactics and what he sees as a series of tricks meant to push conservatives out of the public arena.

  • Throughout the book, Trump defends his father's administration, bashing the Mueller report and dismissing accusations of Russian interference in the 2016 election.

Of note: The book's rise to the top comes just days before "A Warning" is set to release, penned by the anonymous author of a controversial op-ed that infuriated President Trump in 2018.

Go deeper: "Anonymous" Trump book "does not re-create many specific episodes in vivid detail"

Editor's note: This article has been updated with Trump's reaction to his son's book news.

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