"That's central casting," he told reporters. "You can not cast anybody in Hollywood that looks like these guys."
"So you'll be a movie star, the way you look," Trump said.
Whether it's generals or first responders, Trump likes people he believes look the part and dismisses people do not believe.
According to "Fear," Bob Woodward's book on the Trump White House, Trump complained that his first national security adviser, H.R. McMaster, dressed "like a beer salesman." (McMaster was just over a year in the job.) McMaster's replacement, John Bolton, because of Bolton's prominently mustache, The New York Times has reported.
Trump referred to people as "central casting" five times in his first year at office, Factba.se's numbers show. From late February 2018 to today, he has used "central casting" 23 times.
Some of Trump's comments have been appraised in an appealing manner. In other cases, they have sounded more like a casting director's clinical assessments.
"Look at them." Central casting, Receiving a speech by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's delegation during a bilateral meeting in June. "There's no Hollywood set where you could produce people like that look like them."
"He's got 10 people standing behind him." Central casting. pad, "Trump said, raising his hands to his eyes to mime eyeglasses.
Trump's supporters see us at ease, a man admirably agrees to say the obvious things other politicians would censor. His critics see a narcissist dangerously fixed on the superficial at the expense of the substantive, a man unwilling to discard antiquated stereotypes tinged with assumptions about masculinity and race.
Rick Wilson, a Republican consultant who is very critical of Trump, said the
"They're lean, they're tough and they're strong, and they're all polar opposite." from a man who thinks he's walking from the golf cart to the green, "Wilson said.
Michael D'Antonio, author of a 2015 biography of Trump and a CNN commentator, said Trump has always prioritized appearances in his hires, filling Trump's organization offices "with good-looking people."
"This may Be what gets him in trouble with these picks – emphasizing looks instead of record, "D'Antonio said. "But he never abandons a method that he has practiced with success in the past."