Former White House staff secretary Rob Porter and former White House chief economic adviser Gary Cohn became the latest among those who have worked in the White House to push back against the claims made in Bob Woodward’s book “Fear” on Tuesday.
Both have enraged the President and led to new levels of suspicion among his staff, many of whom were already at odds with each other.
“It’s obviously been very rough”, he said of the emotional toll the investigation has taken.
White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders dismissed the book as “reckless” during Monday’s press briefing.
“The things-some of the things-that Trump did and does jeopardizes the real national security”, Woodward said.
As CNN legal analyst and former federal prosecutor Renato Mariotti pointed out, the Department of Justice does not investigate “non-crimes”.
“We’re certainly focused on things that actually matter”.
“I think there are people in there that he can trust, it’s just – it’s a much smaller group than I would like it to be”, Trump Jr. said.
One of the first “Fear” excerpts said that Cohn had stolen a letter from Trump’s desk.
During my time in the White House, I sought to serve the President’s best interests and to help enable his many successes – successes that Mr.
According to reports, Donald Trump has been quoted by senior journalist Bob Woodward that PM Modi during his meeting with Donald Trump had raked the Afghanistan issue and told him that USA got nothing from Afghanistan.
Trump has blasted the book ahead of its release, calling its author a “liar” on Twitter.
Woodward has defended his portrayal of Donald Trump as an unfit president whose aides intervened to prevent catastrophic decisions, as he kicked off appearances to promote his bombshell new book. Sources said the bank was expecting it would have to turn over information on Trump’s accounts to Mueller.
When Colbert asked if Woodward ever told sources he was going to write a story without the source’s perspective, Woodward said no.
Woodward has stood by his reporting despite the White House’s response, saying on Sunday that Kelly and Mattis are “not telling the truth” in their denials.
Trump Jr. began by questioning whether the op-ed was really written by a “senior official” in the Trump Administration.
Sanders wouldn’t rule out a lawsuit against Woodward on Monday, though Trump has long threatened legal action against his detractors that never materializes.
The book on the Trump presidency, “Fear”, made a grand entrance and the astounding revelations in it, paint a picture of a chaotic White House, with aides at their wit’s end with the commander-in-chief.
President Donald Trump sings the national anthem during a “Celebration of America” event on the south lawn of the White House on June 5, 2018 in Washington, D.C.
To the surprise of no one, Woodward does not and is not asked to explain why, if Trump’s management style has created a “constitutional crisis”, the country is doing so well.