More recently, Trump has accused Woodward of fabricating quotes and questioned whether USA libel laws could be changed so that people who believe they have been wronged would be in a better position to seek "retribution".
Memes ascribe the column to everyone from Tiffany Trump and the Easter Bunny to the First Lady Melania Trump and Vice President Mike Pence.
"People who work for him are anxious. that he will sign things or give orders that threaten the national security or the financial security of the country, or of the world", he told CBS.
Goldberg said it will be hard for the administration to zero in on who the anonymous author is because the number of White House officials who respect Trump is "infinitesimal". According to the book, Mattis compared Trump's understanding of USA national security interests in the Korean Peninsula to that of "a fifth- or sixth-grader". Since excerpts were released last week, Trump has accused Woodward of making up quotes attributed to him and others.
Woodward on Sunday brushed off Trump's attacks.
But the members of the Trump White House team are damaged by voluntarily working in Crazytown and many will have talked to Mr Woodward for reasons of self-preservation.
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Teammates believe he'll be able to pull it off. "I'm very excited", Hopkins said. "So, that just makes him that much more great". Brady seems refreshed with his break away from the team and video ends with Brady saying he wants to play until he's 45.
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Two of his birdies came on the par-5s, and another at the par-4 11th where he knocked an approach shot from 95 yards to 2 feet. After beginning the day tied for the lead, Woods fell to a tie for 10th five behind leader Xander Schauffele .
Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., said Trump "has every right to be upset" with the piece and that he would be angry if he were the subject of an anonymous attack. They would criticize the president behind his back and undermine his more radical suggestions, the book claims.
From former White House lawyer John Dowd, we learned - or rather had confirmed - that Trump is incapable of getting through a single blustery sentence without uttering some spectacular falsehood, making him a prime candidate for perjury in any potential sit-down with Special Counsel Robert Mueller.
"On Twitter, Trump contradicted himself by implying that the New York Times" editors wrote the op-ed themselves and published fake news-only to accuse the person of treason and demand his or her identity. Dems can't stand losing.
"It'll make the White House more paranoid than it has been before", Ponnuru said.
The Vice President also argued that the author of the Times article was guilty of more than just disloyalty. He accused the media of trying to undermine the Trump administration and said he found that "incredibly disturbing".
Woodward goes on to say that he's "never seen an instance when the president is so detached from the reality of what's going on". Although he was elected as a Republican, the president shows little affinity for ideals long espoused by conservatives: free minds, free markets and free people. "Family members of the 28,000 people there, '" he said.