Trump 'wanted Assad assassinated': Key claims in Bob Woodward's book

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Veteran reporter Bob Woodward spent months trying to speak with President Donald Trump for his upcoming book about the current administration, reaching out to half a dozen senior aides and lawmakers close to the Oval Office.

Citing unidentified senior White House officials, Woodward recounted that Mattis told Trump that he would "get right on it", but quickly reversed course.

Sanders said the Times should issue an apology, calling the article's publication "another example of the liberal media's concerted effort to discredit the president". The criticisms of Trump that the longtime Washington Post journalist quotes in his book are based on interviews with sources he doesn't identify.

In one example, former chief economic adviser Gary Cohn reportedly took a letter off Trump's desk to keep him from signing it because Cohn feared the consequences for the US position in Asia.

Trump said it was a "gutless editorial" and "really a disgrace", and his press secretary called on the official to resign. It says there's a resistance inside the Trump administration to curb Trump's worst impulses. "You know I'm very open to you".

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More than seven weeks later, it's still up there. "And I really hope they'll never take it down", Maravilla says in the video. The pictures were left alone for several months until the store received a new shipment of picture frames, she said.

Ivanka Trump reportedly objected to Bannon's insistence she follow the aides' chain of command, saying, "I'll never be a staffer".

Mr Trump and other officials have denied some accounts.

The New York Times published an essay Wednesday that the newspaper said was written by a "senior official" in the Trump administration, supporting a central claim in Bob Woodward's forthcoming book: members of the president's staff are actively working to subvert him. 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.

Stephen Colbert, who took a break from the "Late Show" for the past two weeks, explained how the book meant they had to redo the show's script: "It seems like an explosive book about the Trump White House comes out every few minutes".

The book from the Washington Post author is out September 11. "This is the worst job I've ever had".

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Woodward goes through a lengthy list of enemies that Trump's continued to make within his own administration. For sheer degree of difficulty, it's the finest subject-changing knock on NeverTrumpers I've ever seen.

In the transcript, Woodward says he reached out to various White House officials and senators about interviewing Trump, but it did not happen.

Ivanka Trump and former chief strategist Steve Bannon clashed over President Donald Trump's eldest daughter's authority in the White House, according to a new book that describes the "Crazytown" of Trump's White House.

White House press secretary Sarah Sanders slammed the piece in a statement, which cited the "nearly 62 million people" who voted for Trump.

It's also not created to put the administration on better footing - by allegedly revealing the inner workings of the White House, this staffer has launched a molehunt that will tear apart Trump's inner staff.

"He complained for weeks about senior staff members letting him get boxed into further confrontation with Russian Federation, and he expressed frustration that the United States continued to impose sanctions on the country for its malign behavior".

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For example, according to the reports, former White House economic adviser Gary Cohn stole a letter off Trump's desk to keep him from formally withdrawing from the US trade deal with South Korea.

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