New tell-all: White House aide known as 'Music Man' played show tunes to calm angry Trump

 President Donald Trump bows his head during a Easter blessing by Bishop Harry Jackson, senior pastor at Hope Christian Church in Beltsville, Md., in the Oval Office of the White House on April 10, 2020 in Washington, DC.
President Donald Trump bows his head during a Easter blessing by Bishop Harry Jackson, senior pastor at Hope Christian Church in Beltsville, Md., in the Oval Office of the White House on April 10, 2020 in Washington, DC. Photo credit Al Drago/Getty Images

A forthcoming book from a former White House staffer promises to reveal the inner workings of Donald Trump's West Wing, including an aide designated to play show tunes to pull the president back "from the brink of rage."

The allegation, along with several eye-opening revelations, is found in Stephanie Grisham's tell-all "I'll Take Your Questions Now: What I Saw at the Trump White House," due out Oct. 5.

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In a preview of the book appearing in The New York Times on Tuesday, Grisham writes about an "unnamed White House official known as the "Music Man" whose job it was to play Trump "his favorite show tunes, including 'Memory' from 'Cats'" whenever the president got angry. The unnamed official turned out to be Grisham's ex-boyfriend, Max Miller, currently mounting a campaign for Congress in Ohio's 16th District.

In another account, Grisham alleges "Trump once asked her then-boyfriend, a fellow Trump aide, if she was good in bed," as reported by