Trump Never Called for Syrian President's Assassination, Pentagon Says


"His non-stop, self-centered leaking is why Steve was sacked from the White House in the first place", he added.

Deutsche Bank was under investigation by the Justice Department for both its role in a " mirror trading " scheme with Russian oligarchs that allowed them to launder cash out of Russia in the face of United States sanctions, and for its mortgage practices amid the financial crisis, which regulators sought a $14 billion fine for.

President Trump will mark the 17th anniversary of the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks on Tuesday by visiting the memorial in the Shanksville, Pennsylvania, field where one of the hijacked planes crashed.

Woodward tells Colbert how Trump goes "ballistic" at the questions and "makes things up, starts screaming, ' and says how the lawyer, Dowd, thought that if he had been Mueller, he would have been 'fired on the spot".

Woodward says: 'The first is not knowing.

Rush Limbaugh says last week's op-ed in The New York Times by an anonymous White House official may be a "made up" composite piece by numerous people. It's one thousand percent correct.' And then this person has said some public things that contradict that. But it would set off alarm bells throughout Washington if the president were to mobilize the Justice Department to investigate a matter in which no crime was committed or classified information disclosed. Most of the books had ghost writers.

Asked whether he was shocked by what he uncovered in his book, Woodward said: "I've never seen an instance when the president is so detached from the reality of what's going on".

Woodward claims in the book that President Donald Trump considered Christie to be a "jinx" to his campaign and accused him of stealing while raising money for the transition team.

"When there was a contest, back and forth, he said, 'the truth emerges, ' " Woodward recalled. He told allies that he was certain that his stance on the national anthem controversy contributed to the NFL's lower television ratings for its Thursday night opener - though ratings were largely up for the league's first Sunday of games. But Trump returned to the idea later in the conversation.

Prior to Trump's election as president, his financial disclosures showed he held roughly $360 million in debt to the bank, with about $125 million in two mortgages for one of the president's major Florida golf courses, Trump National Doral, The Washington Post reported.

The White House has spent more than a week battling the allegations in Mr. On Monday, it was ranked as the top-selling book on Amazon.

Cohn did not detail his complaints with the book, telling Axios: "I am proud of my service in the Trump Administration, and I continue to support the President and his economic agenda".

"A third of my job was trying to react to some of the really risky ideas that he had and try to give him reasons to believe that maybe they weren't such good ideas", Porter told an associate, according to the book.

"Dems can't stand losing. I'll write the real book!"