US President Donald Trump spooked the Pentagon leadership with a tweet that, had it been sent, North Korea would have read as a sign of an imminent US attack, journalist Bob Woodward said in an interview that aired on Sunday, Agence France-Presse reports.
When one reporter asked if Trump, who has brought up libel laws, is actually considering filing a lawsuit over the book, Sanders said she would keep the press posted before going on at length about Woodward's reporting methods, adding that Kelly and Mattis have pushed back on the comments attributed to them. Whatever the flaws of Mr Trump's predecessors, they all tried to the best of their ability to do what they believed were good things for their country.
"Mattis says to him, 'We're doing this to prevent World War III, '" Woodward said.
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"I have really no idea, nor do you, what else this person has divulged", Conway told Tapper. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis denies saying that Trump acted like a fifth- or sixth-grader while discussing North Korea, and chief of staff John Kelly denied calling Trump "an idiot".
The New York Times piece did not reveal any classified information or breaches of national security and it is unclear what grounds the administration can take - if any - in regards to a lawsuit or official investigation by the Justice Department.
"He says these are all unnamed sources, but these are not unnamed instances", Woodward said on NBC.
In recent days, Trump has accused Woodward of making up quotes and mused about changing U.S. libel laws in an effort to better position himself to seek "retribution".
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Trump also attacked the book as "a Joke ― just another assault against me, in a barrage of assaults". "[The book describes] specific people on specific dates".
The White House on Monday sought to project an image of productive forward momentum, even as President Donald Trump and many of his aides remain sidetracked and preoccupied by dual accounts of a warring and mutinous West Wing.
"Barely two days later, the New York York Times took the extraordinary step of publishing an anonymously penned op-ed by a "senior Trump administration official" who claimed to speak for an internal resistance movement that "[wants] the administration to succeed and think that many of its policies have already made America safer and more prosperous". Democrats can't stand losing.
"What you'd like is the President to not worry so much about the short term of staffing, but the long term of vision-casting for America, pull us together as a people, help us deliberate about where we should go and then build a team of great, big-cause, low-ego people around you", he said.
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There are an estimated 30,000 rebel fighters still in the area, including some 10,000 al-Qaeda-linked militants. Jeffrey said the U.S.is taking a tougher stance and will not tolerate an all-out attack on the region.
"The incidents are not anonymous", he said. It's very important whether this is somebody who witnessed and participated. "We have a President who is not capable of doing the job, who clearly has these temper tantrums, doesn't know enough to be making numerous decisions he makes".