Omarosa Manigault Newman

Trump, White House strike back at Bob Woodward over new book

Trump, White House strike back at Bob Woodward over new book

The White House on Tuesday aggressively challenged aspects of Bob Woodward's explosive new book on President Donald Trump's administration, which paints a devastating portrait of a presidency careening toward a "nervous breakdown."

Hours after The Washington Post first reported several key incidents from Woodward's book, "Fear," the administration mounted a vigorous string of public denials, with statements from top advisers - White House Chief of Staff John Kelly, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis and White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders - as well as from Trump's former personal attorney John Dowd.

Mattis called the book "fiction," and...

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