President Trump took to Twitter on Monday and slammed Bob Woodward’s new book.
“The Woodward book is a Joke – just another assault against me, in a barrage of assaults, using now disproven unnamed and anonymous sources. Many have already come forward to say the quotes by them, like the book, are fiction. Dems can’t stand losing. I’ll write the real book!” Trump wrote.
The Woodward book is a Joke - just another assault against me, in a barrage of assaults, using now disproven unnamed and anonymous sources. Many have already come forward to say the quotes by them, like the book, are fiction. Dems can’t stand losing. I’ll write the real book!
Since the release of the damning excerpts by multiple media outlets, Trump has posted numerous tweets in an attempt to discredit the book.
“The Woodward book is a scam,” Trump tweeted last week. “I don’t talk the way I am quoted. If I did I would not have been elected President. These quotes were made up. The author uses every trick in the book to demean and belittle. I wish the people could see the real facts – and our country is doing GREAT!”
The Woodward book is a scam. I don’t talk the way I am quoted. If I did I would not have been elected President. These quotes were made up. The author uses every trick in the book to demean and belittle. I wish the people could see the real facts - and our country is doing GREAT!
“Isn’t it a shame that someone can write an article or book, totally make up stories and form a picture of a person that is literally the exact opposite of the fact, and get away with it without retribution or cost. Don’t know why Washington politicians don’t change libel laws?” Trump wrote on Twitter Wednesday morning.
Isn’t it a shame that someone can write an article or book, totally make up stories and form a picture of a person that is literally the exact opposite of the fact, and get away with it without retribution or cost. Don’t know why Washington politicians don’t change libel laws?
In his book, Woodward says that his research included “hundreds of hours of interviews with firsthand participants.”
The New York Times notes, the book “portrays a White House with relentless infighting and a work culture so toxic and volatile that many of President Trump’s top advisers and cabinet members became accustomed to working around their boss, whom they described as unstable and uninformed.”
“Fear: Trump in the White House,” which will be officially released on Tuesday, has already made the Amazon’s bestseller list.
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Former Washington Post journalist Bob Woodward throughout his career
Former Washington Post journalist Bob Woodward throughout his career
Author and journalist Bob Woodward. His new book , 'Obama's Wars' is his about the Obama adminstration's decisions on Afganistan and the war on terror. Photographed in NYC. 29th September 2010. (Photo by David Howells/Corbis via Getty Images)
(Original Caption) 5/7/1973-Washington- The Washington Post won the 57th annual Pulitzer Prize for distinguished public service in journalism for its investigative reporting of the Watergate scandal. In annoucing the gold medal award, the trustee of Columbia University cited two Post reporters, Carl Bernstein (left), 29, and Robert Woodward (right), 30. Both are shown in the city room shortly after the announcement. UPI Photograph BPA2# 2696
Former Washington Post reporters Bob Woodward (L) and Carl Bernstein (R) speak at the head table before the White House Correspondents' Association dinner in Washington, U.S. April 29, 2017. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
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NEW YORK, NY - JANUARY 3: Journalist Bob Woodward (L) arrives at Trump Tower, January 3, 2017 in New York City. President-elect Donald Trump and his transition team are in the process of filling cabinet and other high level positions for the new administration. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)
Bob Woodward arrives for meetings with US President-elect Donald Trump at Trump Tower on January 3, 2017 in New York. / AFP / KENA BETANCUR (Photo credit should read KENA BETANCUR/AFP/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 18: Journalist Bob Woodward and Elsa Walsh pose for a photo at an Afternoon Tea hosted by the British Embassy to mark the U.S. Presidential Inauguration at The British Embassy on January 18, 2017 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Paul Morigi/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - OCTOBER 29: Pulitzer Prize winning journalist Bob Woodward eulogizes his former boss and Washington Post Executive Editor Ben Bradlee at the Washington National Cathedral October 29, 2014 in Washington, DC. Bradlee died at his home in Georgetown October 21, 2014 at the age of 93. Bradlee was at the helm of the newspaper from 1968 to 1991, during which time it published the Pentagon Papers and stories documenting the Watergate scandal, leading to the resignation of President Richard Nixon. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
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SAN FRANCISCO, CA - OCTOBER 08: Journalist Bob Woodward attends the Vanity Fair New Establishment Summit at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts on October 8, 2014 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Michael Kovac/Getty Images for Vanity Fair)
SLUG: NA/DEEPTHROAT DATE SHOT: 04/29/73 - April 1973 (Flatbed scan 05/31/2005 EEL) CREDIT: Ken Feil/TWP Bob Woodward (left) and Carl Bernstein in the Washington Post newsroom. (Photo by Ken Feil/The Washington Post/Getty Images)
FORT LAUDERDALE, FL - JANUARY 22: Two-time Pultizer Prize winning author and journalist Bob Woodward speaks at Broward College's A. Hugh Adams Central Campus Institue of public safety on January 22, 2014 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. (Photo by Vallery Jean/Getty Images)
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - OCTOBER 08: U.S. Senator of Kentucky Rand Paul and The New York Post Associate Editor and Moderator Bob Woodward speak onstage during 'Why Can't Tech Save Politics?' at the Vanity Fair New Establishment Summit at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts on October 8, 2014 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Kimberly White/Getty Images for Vanity Fair)
UNITED STATES - JUNE 17: Bob Woodward and Ben Bradlee discuss Watergate - 30 years later;the second of the day;on George Washington University campus. (Photo by Robert A. Reeder/Washington Post/Getty Images)
MEET THE PRESS -- Pictured: (l-r) Bob Woodward, Associate Editor, The Washington Post, left, and Katty Kay, Anchor, BBC World News America, right, appear on 'Meet the Press' in Washington, D.C., Sunday, NOV. 3, 2013. (Photo by: William B. Plowman/NBC/NBC NewsWire via Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 04: Bob Woodward, associate editor at The Washington Post, speaks during the annual conference of the National Association of Counties (NACo) March 4, 2013 at the Washington Hilton Hotel in Washington, DC. Woodward discussed his new book 'The Price of Politics' and had a book signing for his readers. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)
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MEET THE PRESS -- Pictured: (l-r) ? Andrea Mitchell, Chief Foreign Affairs Correspondent, NBC News, left, and Bob Woodward, Associate Editor, Washington Post, right, appear on 'Meet the Press' in Washington D.C., Sunday, Sept. 16, 2012. (Photo by: William B. Plowman/NBC/NBC NewsWire via Getty Images)
WASHINGTON - NOVEMBER 02: Journalist Bob Woodward attends Chris Matthews' 'Jack Kennedy: Elusive Hero' book release party at The Hay-Adams on November 2, 2011 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Paul Morigi/WireImage)
Spirit of Hope Gala guest, (L-R) CNN political analyst David Gergen, Harvard professor Alan Dershowitz, former press secretary Robert Gibbs and Washington Post Associate Editor Bob Woodward talk during a press conference Tuesday May 31, 2011 at Beth Tzedec Synagogue. The expert panel was in Toronto to talk about some of the most critical issues in new today ranging from the Arab spring and the killing of Osama bin Laden to emerging threats to western democracies and the future of Israel. (Photo by Tara Walton/Toronto Star via Getty Images)
LS.Woodward#1.IS.7/11. Bob Woodward who has written a new book on the election called 'The Choice.' appearing on a TV show at Kï¿½CAL in Los Angeles. PHto Iris Schneider. (Photo by Iris Schneider/Los Angeles Times via Getty Images)