Trump, who was the president-elect at the time and had promised to wipe out us debt in eight years, reportedly offered a solution: "Just run the presses - print money". "We're told the book is based on hundreds of hours of interviews, most of which were taped with the consent of the source".
Sanders replied that if an individual is trying to undermine the presidency and is potentially attending meetings where national security is being discussed, "that would certainly be problematic and something the Department of Justice should look into".
The reporter explains how Trump asked how much the defence system costs and baulks at the $1 billion price tag.
At a White House press briefing, Sanders slammed the book "Fear", from veteran journalist Bob Woodward, as "careless and reckless". Many senior aides have also scrambled to deny they made the comments, claiming they weren't quoted accurately by the investigative reporter.
The book has caused controversy as it reportedly portrays Donald Trump as chaotic, mercurial and uninformed. Woodward recounts how Trump enquired about THAAD-America's anti-ballistic missile defense system that shoots down incoming missiles-which has been deployed South Korea to deal with a North Korean threat. The magazine goes on to say that Cohn was "astounded" by "the depths of the president's stupidity".
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However, EA have shrugged off the warnings so far and made no changes to the ways its games use this addictive gaming technique. GamesIndustry.biz reports that CEO Andrew Wilson said in may that the company doesn't believe that loot boxes are gambling.
Trump mocks Obama for doubting his economic plan
It's something that President Donald Trump likes to brag about , especially as we approach the midterm elections. The bulk of that decade of growth was under Obama's presidency, and can fairly be credited to him.
"Listen, I think you're subverting the will of the people".
"Fear: Trump in the White House" hits U.S. bookstores on Tuesday after a weeklong buildup, with published excerpts, leaks and interviews that portray Mr Trump as dangerously erratic and uninformed.
In particular, he highlighted an instance in which Trump complained to Defense Secretary James Mattis and other staff at an NSC meeting about the expense of USA forces overseas.
Eventually, as described in the book, Dowd tells Trump: "Don't testify". Porter, who exited the White House after allegations of domestic violence became public, says he was tasked with ensuring that "pros and cons were evaluated" on policy proposals and other decisions. "I don't even know why any of us are here".
Trump tweeted Monday that he has been subjected to "Phony books, articles and TV "hits" like no other pol has had to endure".
Woodward and Bernstein's reporting led to a Congressional investigation that would have most likely ended with Nixon's impeachment.
Former chief of staff Reince Priebus is described as "a little rat", according to Woodward's book.