His closing take on the White House: "That people better wake up to what's going on", Woodward told David Martin of CBS. If I did, I would not have been elected president.
White House press secretary Sarah Sanders assured reporters Monday that the president is not now considering using lie detectors to figure out which senior administrative official wrote the anonymous op-ed, The Washington Examiner reported. Colbert asked Woodward, and he said "not knowing" what's going on in the Oval Office or Trump's head. Porter described Woodward's chapters as offering a "selective and often misleading portrait", specifically rebuffing a passage that claims Cohn snatched a document from Mr. Trump's desk that would have pulled the us out of a trade agreement with South Korea. "I wish the people could see the real facts - and our country is doing GREAT!", Trump tweeted on September 7.
The book has caused controversy as it reportedly portrays Trump as chaotic, mercurial and uninformed.
The book is now at the top of the Amazon chart of most-sold books, after four weeks on the list. "It's been the same all along", he told journalists.
"These are political statements to protect their jobs? totally understandable", Woodward said on NBC's "Today" speaking about the denials.
"The Woodward book is a Joke - just another assault against me, in a barrage of assaults, using now disproven unnamed and anonymous sources", Trump wrote. "And Mattis goes on and says if we don't keep these programs, which are very sensitive, the only deterrent program we have will be the nuclear option". "It's 1,000-percent correct.' And then this person has said some public things that contradict that", Woodward told the Times" Michael S. Schmidt.
For instance, Woodward writes in Fear, Trump wanted to withdraw from a key trade agreement with South Korea in September 2017.
According to the book, Cohn, who stepped away from the White House this April, responded to Trump's unbelievable request, telling him that "You don't get to do it that way", and that "We have huge deficits and they matter". Many senior aides have also scrambled to deny they made the comments, claiming they weren't quoted accurately by the investigative reporter.
In his interview with NPR, Woodward also addresses the anonymous op-ed published in The New York Times shortly after the first excerpts of his book were circulating.
According to the book, Trump told his national security aide that United States is losing in Afghanistan. Dems can't stand losing.
Utility officials have warned that widespread power outages are likely and that it could take weeks to restore electricity. A state of emergency has also been declared in Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina , Virginia and Washington.
A source told Stuff earlier in 2018 that they planned to cross the ditch for a royal tour of Aotearoa on about October 28. The Duke and Duchess will arrive in Wellington and will visit Abel Tasman National Park, Auckland and Rotorua.
A high definition camera outside the International Space Station captured a NASA view of Hurricane Florence on September 12, 2018. Overnight, Isaac began to fall apart as it encountered increasing atmospheric winds that help shred storms and neared dry air.
Apple has already revealed two new versions of the iPhone this evening - but it went further with a third handset. The iPhone Xs Max , which was designed with the largest battery ever used in an iPhone , will get 1.5 hours more.
If you need a little help moving on, but still want tabbed emails, pinning and more, hit the links below the story to learn how. As per the given timeline, Google can be expected to introduce other features from Inbox into the Gmail desktop and app.
Ontario PC leader Doug Ford speaks to supporters following a rally at the Fogolar Furlan Club, Windsor, May 31, 2018. Toronto Mayor John Tory called the use of the notwithstanding clause a "gross overreach" of the province's powers.
The victor of the Democratic primary will face the Republican Marc Molinaro , the Dutchess county executive, in November. She's called Cuomo a bully and says she represents a wave of liberals eager to take a greater role in American politics.
If approved by the full Senate, Kavanaugh would fill the vacancy created by the retirement of Justice Anthony Kennedy. Much of the debate among senators focused more on the disclosure of documents than on Kavanaugh's record.