After being caught on camera by TMZ with a vodka barrage at a restaurant in the White House, Trump is now facing backlash from his former White House staffers.
The footage shows the president at a nearby restaurant with a woman, who says she works for his daughter Ivanka Trump, drinking vodka and eating a hot dog.
As she leaves, she adds, “I think you should take it back.”
But the Trump White House is now under fire for allowing the footage to be released to the public.
“I’m not trying to get in his head, but if you want to get a glimpse of him, take a look at the footage,” one former White, House staffer told Newsweek in an exclusive interview.
“It’s really shocking.
It’s not the White, that’s for sure.”
The footage is the latest example of the president’s behavior escalating during the transition to his new role.
The former staffers say they saw Trump, in his role as White House press secretary, get in a scuffle with another staff member.
“It was so inappropriate,” one said.
“If you think about it, he’s got his own family.
You think about that, how he’s going to react to this.
It was like he was bullying.”
The former staffers, who spoke on condition of anonymity to avoid damaging the relationship between the president and his former staff, said they saw Ivanka Trump get into a scuffles with other staffers, while the president was at a hotel with his daughter, who worked for the president as a communications aide.
“They were all getting into it, like they were trying to take advantage of each other, but he was being so aggressive,” one of the former staffers said.
The former aides said that the video, which was shared with The Washington Post by a staffer who worked in the office of former Deputy Chief of Staff Stephanie Grisham, showed the president being “very aggressive” with staffers.
One former staffer said the president “is a bully, and he is a bully who bullies.”
“When you’re around a bully you know you’re in trouble,” the former staffer told The Post.
“But when you’re surrounded by a bully?
You know you have a better chance of succeeding.”
The video, obtained by The Post, also showed the former White Senate aide, who is a CNN contributor, arguing with Trump about whether the president should use the word “radical Islamic” to describe the attack on the World Trade Center in New York.
“You are going to find out the president is a fascist,” he told the president.
“He has a problem with people calling him a fascist.
It does not matter what word you use.
He’s going out there with a fascist agenda.”
Trump’s comments have led to a number of reactions on social media, with some critics calling for his resignation.
“In light of the President’s actions and comments, I would like to take the following statement to my colleagues,” tweeted New Jersey Governor Chris Christie.
“I believe he is unfit to serve as President of the United States.”
New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman also called on the president to resign.
“This president is not a friend to the American people,” Schneiderman tweeted.
“His behavior has crossed the line into bullying, harassment, and intimidation.
His comments about a ‘radical Islamic terrorist attack’ are beyond reproach and should be condemned.
As a result, I am asking that the President resign from office immediately.”
A number of other Trump allies also weighed in, with the President himself tweeting, “If @realDonaldTrump does not step down as president, I will resign.”
A White House official told Newsweek that Ivanka Trump is “deeply apologetic for her comments.”
“The president believes it is important to remain focused on our agenda, which includes working to build the wall, which he has pledged to build and secure,” the official said.
In the past, Ivanka Trump has said that she supports President Trump’s plan to build a wall between the United Kingdom and the United of America.
“The goal is to keep the country safe, not to build walls,” she said in a February 2016 interview with Bloomberg Politics.
“What he is saying is that the wall should be built,” she continued.
“That’s what he’s doing, and that’s what we want to do.
We want to make sure that the border is secure.”
When The Post asked Ivanka Trump about her comments, she did not immediately respond to a request for comment.