Mr Woodward told the BBC: "People in the White House they told me, to a certain extent, they spend a third of their time stopping things that are risky or not really consistent with a policy to protect the United States and the national security".
The genesis of the steel tariffs came about in an unpredictable fashion that's become typical of the administration, Woodward told The Current's Anna Maria Tremonti in his only Canadian interview. And Trump says, "Who's paying for it?"
At first, former White House aide and Trump's friend-turned-nemesis, Omarosa Manigault Newman, caused quite an uproar with her revelations about her time at the White House in a bid to promote her new memoir, "Unhinged: An Insider's Account of the Trump White House". The meeting was held a couple of weeks after PM Modi had met Donald Trump after he became US President.
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Nathan Deal says the state "is mobilizing all available resources to ensure public safety ahead of Hurricane Florence". Almost 1000 prisoners in SC will not be moved from their cells, despite a mandatory evacuation order in the area.
The essay said members of the administration were running a "two-track presidency", achieving Republican policy aims while sidelining the "amoral ... impetuous, adversarial, petty and ineffective" Trump until he was out of office.
Bob Woodward's "Fear" is spreading quickly. The scene, and the book, end with Trump's lawyer calling him a "fucking liar".
Mr Mattis also issued a statement, re-tweeted at least twice by Mr Trump, saying, "The contemptuous words about the president attributed to me in Woodward's book were never uttered by me or in my presence". The letter stated that the USA was planning to withdraw from a trade agreement with South Korea.
Woodward explains: McMaster, he says, "understood the strategic importance of India, a sworn enemy of Pakistan".
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We're looking at 5,888 yuan ($858) for iPhone XC , 7,388 yuan ($1,076) for iPhone XS and 8,388 yuan ($1,222) for iPhone XS Plus . From the above image, we can see the dual SIM card slots along with the power button on the right edge.
In his book, he claims that Donald Trump was ignored by his Defence Secretary after telling him to "f****** kill" Syrian president Bashar al-Assad following the chemical attack on civilians past year. "I don't talk the way I am quoted". While he said the book contained "inaccuracies", as Axios reports, he wasn't specific about what the book supposedly got wrong. The book will be released on Tuesday.
"Obviously, that's not known". "Because we go up and every time you go up they want to raise rates again".
He said the president's fate is now in the hands of the American political system - an especially important observation as the country gears up for its midterm elections in November.
Written by Jonathan Ore with files from CBC News.
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The Green Bay Packers can say all they want that quarterback Aaron Rodgers is day to day with a knee injury. Wearing a brace could be an option, depending on how the quarterback feels later in the week.