Trump Jr. says father trusts few people after anonymous op-ed

Sergio Cunningham
September 12, 2018

"The suggestion that materials were "stolen" from the president's desk to prevent his signature misunderstands how the White House document review process works-and has worked for at least the last eight administrations".

"It's obviously been very rough", he said of the emotional toll the investigation has taken.

Listen, everyone knows that the best parts of the book now making the rounds are the parts about Gary Cohn living every day in mortal fear that he had to save America in his own, stealing papers from the oval office, accidentally cucking Steve Mnuchin in Trump Tower and explaining the kindergarten basics of monetary policy to the commander-in-chief. There was fear among some Trump advisers that if the president felt that his staff or the Justice Department was not carrying out his order to find the leakers, then he could feel compelled to make changes.

President TrumpDonald John TrumpOakland Raiders's Marshawn Lynch sits during national anthem, then scores touchdown Trump declares state of emergency in Carolinas ahead of Hurricane Florence Ex-NFL player tears into Nike: Kaepernick ad "like 9/11 and Pearl Harbor" MORE and White House aides have rushed to condemn the book and undermine Woodward's credibility in recent days. "That's just the Washington denial machine", he said Monday, a familiar formula created to protect their jobs and preserve their relations with their boss.

Woodward, in an interview that aired Tuesday on The New York Times' "The Daily" podcast, continued to reject President Donald Trump's claims that Fear: Trump in the White House is full of "lies and phony sources".

But, Trump Jr. acknowledged the investigation has been hard on him personally. Publication was followed by cabinet officials declaring publicly that they were not the op-ed writer.

Asked whether the administration is attempting to ferret out the culprit, Sanders said the staff is "focused on things that actually matter".

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Before Trump got to the Oval Office, he sent out those infamous tweets announcing the transgender military ban. The book's official release is September 11.

Pence was also largely absent from Michael Wolff's "Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House".

During one of their first discussions, Cohn told Trump that robotics could lead to job losses and that, during his presidency, he is going to have to deal with the automation of cars and trucks, especially since many Americans make a living behind the wheel.

In Fear, Woodward describes the White House as a "nervous breakdown" of the executive branch. On Monday, it was ranked as the top-selling book on Amazon.

"The Woodward book is a Joke - just another assault against me, in a barrage of assaults, using now disproven unnamed and anonymous sources", Trump wrote.

"I think there are people in there that he can trust, it's just - it's a much smaller group than I would like it to be", Trump Jr., 40, said on ABC's "Good Morning America." Democrats can't stand losing.

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