President Donald Trump is once again pushing back on Watergate reporter Bob Woodward's book, claiming the White House is a "smooth running machine" - a different synopsis than the turmoil and paranoia depicted in Woodward's book.
"Some of the things Trump did, and does, jeopardize the real national security", Woodward said. When I worked in Washington during the Bill Clinton years, senior members of the administration would talk anonymously with him out of their own sense of fear - fear that their views, their spin, their contribution to the Clinton presidency would not be valued properly and that some rival would get his or her message across more effectively.
Republican Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky, a Trump ally, has said the president would be justified in using lie detectors to ferret out the anonymous writer.
Mattis was alarmed, telling close associates after the meeting that the President acted like - and had the understanding of - 'a fifth- or sixth-grader'.
Hamilton forecast calls for heavy rain starting Sunday Some stronger, even severe storms are possible through Saturday evening as high winds and heavy rains would be the main threats. That storm, Tropical Storm Ike, produced four to six inches of rain over two-thirds of IL , which led to flash flooding.
Several prominent figures in the book have denied quotes that Woodward attributes to them.
In the interview, Woodward rejected criticism that his book relies entirely on unnamed sources and that insiders have claimed his reporting is inaccurate.
Trump's chief of staff, the retired general John Kelly, considers the president "unhinged", according to Woodward's "Fear", a 448-page account of an out-of-control White House set to hit bookshelves next week. And, quite frankly, if there was a person in the White House or in the administration who wanted to tell me what's in that op-ed piece I would say 'OK, name me who was there. Democrats can't stand losing.
"These people, these are political statements to protect their jobs, totally understandable", he said.
After waking up on Monday, the president tweeted a volley of attacks and denounced the award-winning journalist's reconstruction of scenes in which frustrated aides scramble to contain the president's impulses.
Later on during the interview, Woodward put Guthrie on the spot, when she questioned him about specific portions of his book.
For example, he said that the president imposing tariffs goes against what "99.9%" of experts have recommended.
Since excerpts were released last week, Trump has accused Woodward of making up quotes attributed to him and others.
The book also quotes Mattis, after a contentious National Security Council meeting on January 19, as saying Trump acted like and had the understanding of "a fifth or sixth-grader".
Trump Says He's Fit for Office, Citing Annual Physical Results Trump's campaign rallies are often characterised by raucous interactions among supporters, Trump, and, sometimes, protesters. Perhaps oddest of all, though, was that several people standing behind Trump were replaced on camera as the evening went on.
The President also lashed out on Wednesday and dismissed the op-ed as "really a disgrace" and "gutless" and assailed the author and the Times for publishing the anonymous opinion piece. It's very important whether this is somebody who witnessed and participated.
Nadal moves to 8-3 all time against the Austrian to set up a semifinal match against No. 3 seed Juan Martín del Potro on Friday. Dominic Thiem , of Austria, reacts after losing a point to Rafael Nadal , of Spain, during the quarterfinals of the U.S.
The three tropical systems - Florence, Isaac and Helene - come right before the Atlantic hurricane season hits its peak Monday. EDT, the Miami-based hurricane center said Florence's maximum sustained winds were estimated to be 65 miles per hour .
He said: "I love lean; it's great". "It's just a part of something that's going to continue to help make me who I am". Miller was set to embark on a cross-country tour in support of Swimming in late October.
They are mothers and uncles and sisters and grandchildren, who know as well as we do that there is no substitute for equality. They vowed to continue to seek legal protection from violence and abuse and seek the right to marry and adopt children.
Earlier this year, the company said that as part of tax reform it would spend $350 billion in the U.S. over the next five years. The US has already imposed tariffs on $50 billion in Chinese imports, and Beijing punched back with an equal amount.
The 72-year-old singer announced Friday that she will bring her "Here We Go Again" tour to PNC Arena on January 27. Tickets go on sale Friday, September 14 at 10 a.m. on LiveNation.com via Ticketmaster.
It said the total value of goods sold across all of its platforms rose 28 percent over 2016 to 4.8 trillion yuan ($768 billion). In recent years, that goal has seemed more and more attainable for the retailer, which is now valued at more than $420 billion.
Instead, Cilic held and then broke Nishikori on his way to evening the set at 4-all; but then Nishikori took the final two games. Osaka was an easy victor in her quarterfinal, eliminating unseeded Lesia Tsurenko of Ukraine 6-1, 6-1 in all of 57 minutes.
Instead, the bank will reportedly focus on a custody product for digital currencies created to serve large, institutional clients. And with Goldman's refusal to continue with the trading desk, a lot of hopes and dreams are again being dashed to the ground.
Hurricane Florence intensified Monday, becoming a Category 4 storm , according to the National Hurricane Center (NHC). In Guam, Typhoon Mangkhut - a Category 4 storm - narrowly missed dealing a direct blow to the island .
COO Joseph Ianniello was announced as president and acting CEO "while the Board conducts a search for a permanent successor". To CBS , she said , invoking Rosh Hashanah, "in the spirit of the new year, let's make this the beginning of a new era".
Cincinnati Mayor John Cranley told reporters at the press conference that the suspect was "actively shooting innocent victims". Workers quickly fled the building and hid in bathrooms and closets when they heard a hail of gunfire and smelled gun power.
Ramos backed by ITF over 'regrettable' Serena rant
Well Julie here's a cartoon I drew a few days before when Australian male tennis player Kyrgios at the US Open was behaving badly. During a break, Williams was still waiting for Ramos to acknowledge that she had not cheated: "You're attacking my character".
Senator Sanders introduces the BEZOS bill
Amazon posted on Wednesday the positive responses that several employees sent to Sanders and shared with the company. Amazon responded with an email to employees asking them to share positive stories about their work for the company.
Manslaughter Warrant Issued for Officer Who Killed Botham Jean
It's unclear, however, how the officer managed to confuse the two apartments and why she apparently fired her weapon at the man. Police issued a news release Friday saying the shooting happened Thursday night at an apartment complex at 1210 South Lamar.