Key Woodward sources criticize Trump depiction in book 'Fear'

Rosalie Gross
September 14, 2018

The book includes multiple specific allegations of high-ranking staff members questioning the president's competence and circumventing some of his decisions, as well as Trump bad-mouthing top aides.

"Well, I don't know", Woodward told Dana Perino during her show, The Daily Briefing, on Wednesday after she told him several sources told her the book has caused mistrust between the president and the retired United States Marine Corps general.

Priebus wouldn't have any of it and said there will be a dinner in the White House.

Still, Woodward's book has fed talk that Trump could seek to replace Kelly and Mattis.

Cohn and Porter. "Their statement was excellent", he said. Another 37 percent said it makes them less comfortable.

Other Trump aides, including chief of staff John Kelly and Defense Secretary James Mattis, have denied quotes attributed to them in the book - quotes that ridicule Trump as "unhinged" and acting like a grade-school child.

As recently as 2017, Trump thanked Woodward for saying the salacious segment of the "Steele Dossier" was "garbage" and that it should not have been released to the public.

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The Washington Post editor and author of Fear: Trump in the White House recounted an incident in which the president complained about USA troops in the Korean peninsula.

Trump said the key was showing no hesitancy in denying accusations and instead, be on the attack and push back.

Legendary journalist says a presidency is measured by what actually is done on the issues that affect people. Trump allegedly asked Christie about transition team funds.

The book by the longtime Washington Post reporter says former Trump economic adviser Gary Cohn once removed a document from the president's desk that would have ended a trade deal with South Korea. Instead, Sanders said just the notion the unidentified official may be involved in national security matters was grounds enough to launch a probe.

But Woodward says in his book there was an even more risky tweet that wasn't sent, declaring that Trump was withdrawing the family members of US troops from South Korea.

"She's obsessed with Barron", one person told Woodward.

Woodward's book (published by Simon & Schuster, a division of CBS) paints a picture of disorder within the Trump White House and features devastating quotes from administration officials about its inner workings. In an interview with the Independent, Hall said he sees the same thing happening in the White House now.

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