Another former Trump official, who spoke with the Post on condition of anonymity, admitted that there is nothing in Woodward's book that strikes them as untrue or implausible given their own experiences working within the Trump White House. But Woodward's book repeats the claim, according to the Post.
In another, Trump allegedly wanted to assassinate Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad following the dictator's civilian chemical attack a year ago.
Mattis had to explain that the expenses in the region are meant to "avoid a Third World War" but it's implied Trump still didn't get it.
Mr Mattis told associates after a separate incident that Mr Trump acted like "a fifth- or sixth-grader", according to the book.
The book also claims that Gary Cohn, the former director of the National Economic Council, said he took papers from Trump's desk to prevent him from withdrawing from the North American Free Trade Agreement.
When asked about the allegations, US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley denied ever hearing threats made by Trump against al-Assad. "I'm committed to the President, his agenda, and our country".
The Washington Post reports that Conway has privately been telling people that "Woodward was credible and that his book could be damaging".
According to the book, former chief economic adviser Gary Cohn realized Trump might sign a letter withdrawing the USA from our trade agreement with South Korea - limiting our ability to keep tabs on North Korea's missile launches.
Woodward's reporting is drawn from hundreds of hours of interviews with people with firsthand knowledge of the events he describes and quotes he includes are backed up by documentation he reviewed. "Republicans want STRONG BORDERS and NO CRIME", the White House statement reads, echoing both Trump's campaign-trail rhetoric and Twitter syntax and capitalization.
"He's an idiot. It's pointless to try to convince him of anything", White House Chief of Staff John Kelly reportedly complained during a small group meeting.
Trump then reached out to Woodward after the manuscript was completed, belatedly saying he wanted to participate. "So I have another bad book coming out". According to CBS News, Fear is set to be released later this month. He's never going to see that document. "It's either that or an orange jumpsuit".
In a statement issued Tuesday, Dowd says, "There was no so-called "practice session" or "re-enactment" of a mock interview at the Special Counsel's office".
Amazon retreated slightly after hitting the milestone, and near 1545, it was up 1.3 percent to $2,038.71. Amazon and Apple are now worth more than the economies of countries such as Turkey and Switzerland.
The pair reconnected on the newest season of Bachelor in Paradise but broke up on Monday evening's episode. As for the new season, Underwood is just looking forward to what the future has in store for him.
So far, I am delighted with the points and the way we play. "We would like to score more goals but we created the chances". The last passes [were] not good or not clever, but we didn't concede in the second half.
As the typhoon lashed Shikoku and the Kii Peninsula, evacuation warnings and advisories were issued in many areas. The Tokyo metropolitan area may see strong winds, though the typhoon is unlikely to pass close to the capital.
The Alabama Crimson Tide kicked off their defense of last season's national title with a 51-14 drubbing of Louisville . Taylor was absolutely right to ask the question in her postgame interview on the field, whether Saban likes it or not.
The recent slump in rupee also has lifted the import cost of crude oil, subsequently raising fuel prices. The price of petrol on Monday was Rs 86.56 per litre while diesel was Rs 75.54 per litre in Mumbai.
From there, Federer served out the match easily to set up a fourth-round clash with another Australian, John Millman . Kohlschreiber now meets 2014 runner-up Kei Nishikori, who got past No. 13 Diego Schwartzman 6-4, 6-4, 5-7, 6-1.
Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit for 12 years and has authored 307 opinions, concurrences and dissents. Republicans brushed aside complaints that Kavanaugh is too partisan and accused Democrats of stalling tactics.
Madison Keys eased into the quarter-finals of the US Open with a 6-1 6-3 victory over Slovakia's Dominika Cibulkova. She still and looked tired to start the second, leaning on her racket between points while falling behind 2-0.
Tropical Storm Gordon lashes southern US
MS shut down a dozen Gulf Coast casinos as the storm neared. "You don't know what the intensity of the storm is going to be". The last hurricane to strike the USA was Nate last October, coming ashore in Biloxi with 75 miles per hour (120 kph) winds.
Jon Kyl Will Replace McCain In the Senate
One of his first tasks will be to vote in President Donald Trump's nominee for United States Supreme Court, Brett Kavanaugh . The Kyl pick could allow Ducey to have his uncontroversial caretaker - and his long-term, far-right Senate appointment, too.
Thiem vanquishes Anderson in straight sets at US Open
Nadal holds a 7 to 3 advantage, though Thiem did beat Nadal earlier this year at the ATP World Tour Masters 1000 in Madrid. Thereafter he was engaged in a thrilling five-set win over one of the sport's rising stars Denis Shapovalov.
Kyrgios hears umpire's advice and secures win
The Swiss maestro broke the Frenchman's serve again, however, in the 11th game en route to clinching the first set. It was then that Lahyani climbed down from his chair at the changeover and advised Kyrgios to show more interest.
Myanmar: 7 Years for Reporting the Truth
UN Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator in Myanmar Knut Ostby said the UN was "disappointed by today's court decision". Aung San Suu Kyi , the country's de facto leader, has faced strong criticism over her handling of the Rohingya crisis .
Ronaldo Jr dazzles on Juventus debut
Speaking in an interview with MUTV , Mourinho said: "Difficult for us, hard for them [the other teams]". Both Ronaldo and Manchester United are struggling at their respective ends.
Blue Jays trade Donaldson to Indians
That home run was Donaldson's 41st of the season and his league-leading 123rd RBI, helping him secure the AL MVP that year. The Blue Jays will play host to the Indians for a four-game set at Rogers Centre beginning Thursday.