White House says everything is fine, though signs point otherwise

New York Times publisher A.G. Sulzberger left and Nancy Ancrum editorial page editor of the Miami Herald address attendees at an Associated Press Managing Editors conference in Austin Texas on Tuesday Sept. 11 2018. Sulzberger defended the paper&a

Journalist and author Bob Woodward stopped by "The Late Show with Stephen Colbert" on Monday to share a few surprises from his new book, "Fear: Trump in the White House".

The White House on Monday sought to project an image of productive forward momentum, even as President Donald Trump and many of his aides remain sidetracked and preoccupied by dual accounts of a warring and mutinous West Wing.

Cohn was "astounded at Trump's lack of basic understanding", Woodward writes. Trump has called for the newspaper to turn over the name and says the US Justice Department should investigate.

Woodward's reporting has been challenged by Cohn, who told Axios: "This book does not accurately portray my experience at the White House".

While the Federal Reserve controls the money supply, U.S. Presidents have traditionally stayed out of the decision making of the Fed.

The other Trump-related titles that are higher on the list are James Comey's A Higher Loyalty at number five; a Last Week Tonight parody of a Pence family children's book at number two; and Michael Wolff's Fire and Fury in the top spot at number one.

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.

"You're a Republican", Cohn said.

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Sloane Stephens, who won last year's US Open and lost in the quarterfinals last week, dropped from No. 3 to No. 9. Federer holds the record of 20, followed by Nadal with 17, and Djokovic, who equaled Pete Sampras at 14.

"The Woodward book is a scam". The Times said the column was written by a senior administration official who claimed to belong to a group working to thwart Trump's "worst inclinations".

Per Woodward, Cohn quipped in response: "That doesn't mean they're right". But that's what they've said, and that's what's historical.

Cohn's reasoning was that Trump would get "absolutely destroyed" if he raised the income tax rate.

Eventually, as described in the book, Dowd tells Trump: "Don't testify".

"This has not been treated seriously enough", Woodward said on "Today".

Trump chose Jerome Powell to succeed Janet Yellen as Fed chair.

"He (Modi) told me the United States has gotten nothing out of Afghanistan". "But someone actively trying to undermine the duly elected president and the entire executive branch of government, that seems quite problematic to me and something they should take a look at", she said. "A source tells us he [Trump] shouted out 'Bring back Hope Hicks!' Apparently, he preferred her response to ["Fire and Fury" author] Michael Wolff", said Blackwell. "But at the same time I'm letting them do what they feel is best".

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