Tag Archives: Bob Woodward

Woodward Book: Trump Lied About Chinese Travel Ban

Business Insider reports: At least five of President Donald Trump’s top advisers urged him to limit travel from China in late January, despite the president’s repeated claims that he made the decision alone, journalist Bob Woodward reports in a new book. Woodward writes in his White House exposé “Rage” that health experts, including Dr. Anthony Fauci, Health and Human Services …

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Trump Gave Woodward His Personal Cell Number

CNN reports: The fallout has caused internal strife at the White House as aides assign blame for allowing the taped interviews to proceed. Fingers have been thrust at ex-press secretaries, longtime confidants and old friends. But people familiar with the situation say it is Trump himself who ultimately determined at the outset he could talk Woodward into writing a positive …

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BOOK: Trump Boasted Of New Secret Weapons System

The Washington Post reports: In the midst of reflecting upon how close the United States had come in 2017 to war with North Korea, Trump revealed: “I have built a nuclear — a weapons system that nobody’s ever had in this country before.” “We have stuff that you haven’t even seen or heard about. We have stuff that Putin and …

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Recorded Interview Shows Trump Admitting That He Downplayed Seriousness Of COVID, Lied To Americans

The Washington Post reports: President Trump’s head popped up during his top-secret intelligence briefing in the Oval Office on Jan. 28 when the discussion turned to the novel coronavirus outbreak in China. “This will be the biggest national security threat you face in your presidency,” national security adviser Robert O’Brien told Trump, according to a new book by Washington Post …

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Upcoming Book To Reveal Trump-Kim “Love Letters”

CNN reports: First it was fear, now it’s rage. Following up on his 2018 best-selling book “Fear,” legendary investigative journalist Bob Woodward’s new book on President Donald Trump — titled “Rage” — will have stunning details about the President’s behavior and decision making, according to sources familiar with the book. According to multiple sources familiar with the book, Woodward conducted …

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Woodward Book Breaks Simon & Schuster Record

CNBC reports: Bob Woodward’s Trump administration tell-all “Fear: Trump in the White House” had the highest first-week sales of any book in Simon & Schuster’s 94-year history, the publisher said on Tuesday. “Fear” sold 1.1 million copies in its first week in print, e-book and audio formats. The book also broke records for pre-orders and first-day sales at Simon & …

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Woodward’s Book Sells 750,000 Copies In First Day

CBS News reports: Bob Woodward’s account of a dysfunctional Trump White House has already sold more than 750,000 copies, Simon & Schuster (a division of CBS) said Wednesday, a day after the book arrived in stores. “Fear” is virtually assured of joining Michael Wolff’s “Fire and Fury” as a million-selling takedown of Trump. The pace of sales, which include print, …

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Chris Christie Blows Up Over Woodward Book Quoting Trump As Accusing Him Of Stealing From Campaign

USA Today reports: President Donald Trump accused former New Jersey governor Chris Christie of “stealing from me” and feared that a presidential transition team was “jinxing” his chances of victory during the 2016 presidential campaign, according to journalist Bob Woodward’s new book on the Trump White House. In one passage from “Fear: Trump in the White House,” Woodward described a …

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Publisher Prints 1M Copies Of Bob Woodward’s Book

CNN reports: Bob Woodward’s book “Fear” is already one of the biggest publishing success stories of the year. And it still isn’t even in bookstores yet. The publisher, Simon & Schuster, said Monday that it is printing one million copies of the book to keep up with reader demand. “Fear: Trump in the White House” will officially come out on …

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Trump Bashes Woodward: I’ll Write The Real Book

The Hill reports: President Trump on Monday morning slammed veteran journalist Bob Woodward’s new book as “total joke,” vowing to write “real book” of his own. The White House has spent days pushing back on Woodward’s upcoming book, “Fear: Trump in the White House.” The president has claimed the Watergate journalist is an “idiot,” while White House press secretary Sarah …

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Trump: Woodward’s Book Is A Scam, I Don’t Talk Like That, If I Did I Wouldn’t Have Been Elected President

The Associated Press reports: President Donald Trump is calling a new book about his administration by longtime journalist Bob Woodward “a scam.” In a Friday morning tweet, Trump is objecting to The Washington Post writer’s narrative of Trump’s turbulent 18 months in office. The book spotlights Trump advisers’ fears about the impulsive leader, and features quotes of Trump using profanity …

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Giuliani Dares Bob Woodward To Release WH Tapes

The Daily Beast reports: Noticeably annoyed with the book and his cameos in it, Giuliani said: “I know [Woodward is] a D.C. god but he has a history of sloppy [journalism to] make money… I’m tired of it.” The former New York mayor called for the release, specifically, of the “ones talking about me”—of tapes of interviews said to have …

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Trump: I Never Called Sessions “Mentally Retarded”

Politico reports: President Donald Trump denied late Tuesday night that he called Jeff Sessions “mentally retarded” and made fun of his Southern heritage, his latest push back to Bob Woodward’s upcoming book on the Trump White House. Trump and the White House have already issued a litany of criticisms against Woodward’s latest tome, “Fear.” Excerpts indicate the president is depicted …

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White House Trashes Woodward’s “Total BS” Book As A “Pathetic Attempt To Smear People” Close To Trump

An official statement from Sarah Huckbee Sanders: This book is nothing more than fabricated stories, many by former disgruntled employees, told to make the President look bad. While it is not always pretty, and rare that the press actually covers it, President Trump has broken through the bureaucratic process to deliver unprecedented successes for the American people. Sometimes it is …

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Giuliani Blasts “Disloyal” White House Staffers Quoted In Woodward’s Book: Why Don’t They Get Another Job?

The infighting about this book will be unending: President Trump’s personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani on Tuesday said that White House staffers quoted as ripping the president in veteran journalist Bob Woodward’s forthcoming book should “go get another job.” “If they said it, they should be questioning why they are there,” Giuliani told CNBC in an interview. “Why don’t they go …

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Woodward’s Book: Trump Lied Repeatedly In Mock Mueller Interview Conducted By White House Lawyers

The Washington Examiner reports: President Trump’s former attorney John Dowd says he was misquoted in a bombshell book by Bob Woodward, which describes him calling Trump a “fucking liar” and cautioning the president that he could end up wearing “an orange jump suit.” Woodward writes that Dowd performed a mock interview between Mueller and Trump, and saw the “full nightmare” …

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Woodward’s Book Says Trump Regrets Condemning Neo-Nazis: “The Biggest Fucking Mistake I’ve Made”

This bit from Bob Woodward’s new bombshell book deserves its own post. The Washington Post reports: Gary Cohn came to regard the president as “a professional liar” and threatened to resign in August 2017 over Trump’s handling of a deadly white supremacist rally in Charlottesville. Cohn, who is Jewish, was especially shaken when one of his daughters found a swastika …

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New Book By Watergate’s Bob Woodward Reveals Insane Scenes Inside Trump’s “Crazytown” White House

CNN reports: President Donald Trump’s closest aides have taken extraordinary measures in the White House to try to stop what they saw as his most dangerous impulses, going so far as to swipe and hide papers from his desk so he wouldn’t sign them, according to a new book from legendary journalist Bob Woodward. Chief of staff John Kelly describes …

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