Bob Woodward's "Fear" is spreading quickly.
According to the book, Mattis also had to rein in USA policy after a phone call in which President Trump supposedly ranted about wanting to "f-king kill" Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. "This is a clear signal that the Trump Administration is more than okay with President el-Sissi's targeting of human rights defenders".
"If you one of your sources, who you have taped, comes forward and publicly asks you to release those tapes, would you do so?" asked Hewitt.
Woodward who recently released a book called, "Fear: Trump in the White House" claimed that Trump made the remarks after securing the release of an American-Egyptian national by the name Aya Hijazi, who was detained by Cairo for three years, Al Jazeera reported.
Eric followed his father's lead in his appearance on "Fox and Friends" and dismissed the allegations in Woodward's book while claiming he wrote it to make "three extra shekels".Читайте также: Liverpool Spectacularly Lucky Not To Concede Late Penalty Vs Spurs
"Fear" is virtually assured of joining Michael Wolff's "Fire and Fury" as a million-selling takedown of Trump. The pace of sales, which include print, e-books and an audio edition, is among the fastest in memory for a nonfiction work. In 2004, Bill Clinton's memoir "My Life" sold more than 1 million copies within eight days.
Former White House staff secretary Rob Porter and onetime economic adviser Gary Cohn both pushed back against "Fear", which portrays a White House mired in dysfunction, with aides disparaging the Republican president and working to prevent him from making disastrous decisions. "CNN will certainly like you ever on there because they like to trash the president", Eric Trump acknowledged.
As The Hill noted, the White House called Woodward's book "reckless", threatening to take legal action against the Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist.
Woodward stands by his reporting, which paints a picture of a dysfunctional Trump White House and a novice president who is often at odds with top officials in his administration.При любом использовании материалов сайта и дочерних проектов, гиперссылка на обязательна.
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