New Book by Bob Woodward Alleges 'Administrative Coup D'etat' in the White House

Headline Roundup September 4th, 2018

Veteran journalist Bob Woodward's new book "Fear" alleges the White House is dealing with an "administrative coup d'etat", including claims that Defense Secretary Jim Mattis ignored President Trump's request to assassinate Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and that Chief of Staff John Kelly called Trump "unhinged" and an "idiot". White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders criticized the veracity of the book, saying it is "nothing more than fabricated stories, many by former disgruntled employees, told to make the President look bad."

New Book by Bob Woodward Alleges 'Administrative Coup D'etat' in the White House

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President Donald Trump wanted to have Syrian President Bashar al-Assad assassinated last year but his defense secretary ignored the request, according to a new book that depicts top Trump aides

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John Dowd was convinced that President Trump would commit perjury if he talked to special counsel Robert S. Mueller III. So, on Jan. 27, the president’s then-personal attorney staged a practice session to try to make his point.

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The White House hit back Tuesday after excerpts were released from a forthcoming book by veteran reporter Bob Woodward detailing a White House beset by infighting and facing an "administrative coup d'etat" in the ranks.

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