During the meeting, according to Woodward's book, Trump said: "Pakistan isn't helping us".
Stelter also confirmed and said Woodward has written books about pretty much every presidency and he has an enormous amount of credibility because he has written a total of eighteen books. US President further said that if he had spoken like that then he wouldn't had become the US President.
According to the book, Trump told his national security aide that U.S. is losing in Afghanistan.
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.
Man arrested in Saudi Arabia for having breakfast with girl
It has sparked outrage in a country which considers it unlawful for a woman to spend time with a man who is not her relative. Women and men are not allowed to sit together unless they are close relations.
"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. And they finally come in and they show him the lease, and they say, "It's great, we got a 99-year lease". Although Trump has defended Mattis against Woodward's insinuations, the pressure to replace Mattis with another more hawkish defense secretary is still ongoing.
Woodward wrote that Kelly called Trump "an idiot". Trump allegedly asked Christie about transition team funds. It's pretty obvious that Cohn left the administration feeling decidedly unsupportive of a large part of the president's economic agenda and was never supportive of the fringe conservative social agenda that he tried to ignore during his tenure.
Porter said that suggesting materials from Trump's desk were "stolen" to prevent the president from taking action "misunderstands how the White House document review process works". According to Woodward's book, Trump thinks little of the decades-long alliance.
But in between, there's a lot of information, and some of that comes out in the interviews, including several stories about South Korea's relationship with the United States in particular.
20,000 Pallets of Bottled Water Left Unused in Storm-Ravaged Puerto Rico
Of course, the 2,975-person death toll from Hurricane Maria was not a Democratic ploy to hurt Trump . Last May, Harvard University public health researchers estimated the death toll was even higher.
Trump also derided his predecessor's return to politics.
The book portrays President Donald Trump as erratic and impetuous, and surrounded by a staff trying to restrain him from his worst instincts. While he said the book contained "inaccuracies", as Axios reports, he wasn't specific about what the book supposedly got wrong.
Charles reported that Barnes and Noble said "Fear" was its fastest-selling book since Harper Lee's 2015 novel "Go Set a Watchman", the long-awaited follow-up to "To Kill a Mockingbird".
IDBI officials knew of losses at Kingfisher, claims Mallya's lawyer
Further alleging "collusion" between Jaitley and Mallya, the Congress president demanded resignation of the Finance Minister. Yesterday, Mallya said in London that he met the finance minister before he left India.