Throughout the interview, after accusing Trump of waging a "war on the truth", Woodward brought up anecdote after anecdote (all of them second-hand from anonymous sources) to paint a picture of an out-of-touch, almost insane commander-in-chief who is "detached from reality".
US President Donald Trump speaks during his meeting with automobile leaders in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2017.
Trump had some unusual idea about the national debt: Another anecdote involving Cohn, the former director of the National Economic Council, claims that Trump suggested printing money to pay off the national debt: "Just run the presses - print money", the Woodward book quotes Trump as saying.
During an interview on the "Today" show Monday morning, co-host Savannah Guthrie asked Woodward if Kelly and Mattis were "lying" when they denied their portrayals in his book.
"They are not telling the truth".
He added: "'These are political statements to protect their jobs, totally understandable".
FILE - White House chief of staff John Kelly, left, and White House counselor Kellyanne Conway laugh before the start of a news conference.
That claim aside, people inside the West Wing say the identity of the writer remains a topic of heated discussion as reports emerged that a list of possible authors had been drawn up.
"The Woodward book is a scam", Trump said.
Sanders replied that if an individual is trying to undermine the presidency and is potentially attending meetings where national security is being discussed, "that would certainly be problematic and something the Department of Justice should look into". "The idea that a secretary of defense has to tell the president that all of these actions are created to prevent the ultimate catastrophe and then Mattis goes on and says, you know, that if we don't keep these programs, which are very sensitive, the only deterrent option we have would be the nuclear option".
"You crank out the great Washington denial machine", he says.
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". "I don't even know why any of us are here".
He said Mattis went on to say that "If we don't keep these programs. the only deterrent option we have will be the nuclear option". In a recorded phone call released by the Washington Post, Trump tells Woodward he never received an interview request, and he would've liked to have spoken to him.
And here's Woodward fighting to bring back the status quo, to argue for the way things are supposed to be done, even though that way has been a disaster for everyday Americans over the last 25 or so years. "Bob Woodward is a liar who is like a Dem operative prior to the Midterms".
In the third quarter, Mariota took a hit on his right hand after being knocked down by Dolphins defensive lineman William Hayes . The teams went to the locker room during the delay and stayed on the field for halftime, which was shortened to three minutes.
The state emergency office recommends that kits have enough supplies for every person in your household for three to seven days. Accurate keeping of storm track records is a relatively recent activity, especially when you factor in satellite records.
It also mentioned that the larger OLED phone (known as the " iPhone XS Plus ") will price "at a premium to the current iPhone X". What are the color options for the iPhone XS? But all will be revealed september 12 at the Steve Jobs Theater inside Apple Park.
According to Woodward, Porter asked the president if the tweet might provoke Kim, to which he replied "it's leader versus leader". Woodward describes the situation in his forthcoming book " Fear " and also discussed it in an interview on 'CBS Sunday Morning '.
In July, Kiwi mum Michelle Peterson, 48, and her children Bella, 15 and Rua, 8, were killed in the suburb of Ellenbrook . Locals said a young family lived at the house, with an older woman visiting regularly.
After weeks of controversy, Twitter officially banned conspiracy theorist Alex Jones and his InfoWars site from its platform. While he began broadcasting his shows in 1999, Jones' profile has spread from the far-right fringe in recent years.
Ariana Grande has disabled comments on her Instagram account in the wake of her ex, Mac Miller's, death from an apparent overdose. The 25-year-old performing ten songs from her recent album Sweetener , as well as an a cappella rendition of 'One More Time' .
George Papadopoulos became the first campaign aide to be sentenced in special counsel Robert Mueller's ongoing investigation. Federal sentencing guidelines under Papadopoulos's plea deal called for a penalty between probation and six months in prison.
But lawmakers on Capitol Hill weren't the only ones alarmed by Trump's erratic behaviour, his troubling tweets or his temper. It reinforces the notion this place is a cesspool and if you try to change the place, the swamp creatures come and get you.
Combined with a solid running attack and an above average offensive line Atlanta could struggle on the road. The Falcons' only touchdown, a 9-yard run by Tevin Coleman, was set up by Deion Jones' interception.
But they're going to have to convince us that they're not proactively attacking law enforcement officers and our military. Stills began kneeling during the anthem in 2016 and has been vocal discussing racial inequality and other issues.
India's top court decriminalizes gay sex
So proud today! Decriminalising homosexuality and abolishing #Section377 is a huge thumbs up for humanity and equal rights! The court said sex with animals, which also forms a part of Section 377 , would remain a criminal offense.
Spain coach imposes cell phone ban on players
Luis Enrique didn't want to reveal his side, although he said he knows what it will be, but did praise captain Sergio Ramos . The team did win the group by goal difference but it was surprised in the round of 16 by Russian Federation .
Gordon, never a hurricane, killed child in mobile home
Forecasters said radar spotted possible tornados spun off by the storm overnight in southern Alabama and the Florida panhandle. That is 4 miles per hour below what's needed for a tropical cyclone to be classified as a Category 1 hurricane.
Stephens cruises past Mertens and into U.S. Open quarters
Cilic appeared to be coasting after taking the first set and opening a 4-2 lead in the second. "She has big spin on the forehand". However, one of Nishikori's wins came in the semi-finals in NY in 2014 when the Japanese star finished runner-up to Marin Cilic.