10/18/2022

CLASSIFIED DOCUMENTS: “An excerpt from a new audiobook revealed that President Donald J. Trump shared classified letters from Kim Jong-un, the North Korean leader, with the journalist Bob Woodward and seemed to acknowledge that they were sensitive material that he should not be sharing… The Washington Post reported that a month later, in January 2020, […]

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9/14/2021

CHINA/MILITARY: “Twice in the final months of the Trump administration, the country’s top military officer was so fearful that the president’s actions might spark a war with China that he moved urgently to avert armed conflict. In a pair of secret phone calls, Gen. Mark A. Milley, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, […]

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10/16/2020

CORONAVIRUS: “The President knew. He knew back in January how dangerous this virus was. And he hid it from the American people. He told the journalist Bob Woodward in a taped interview the disease was deadly. In January. Deadly and far worse than the flu and airborne. But here’s what he did. According to the […]

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10/2/2020

CORONAVIRUS/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “Even as President Donald Trump privately admitted to journalist Bob Woodward earlier this year that the coronavirus was highly contagious and dangerous, Trump claimed he wasn’t worried about contracting the virus himself. CNN on Friday obtained a new audio recording from Woodward’s April 13 interview with Trump that sheds new light on […]

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9/14/2020

CORONAVIRUS: “Stephen Colbert got a scoop tonight for his CBS late-night show. Veteran journalist and Rage author Bob Woodward brought along what he calls a ‘quite revealing’ exclusive recording of President Donald Trump from five months ago saying of the coronavirus, ‘Bob, it’s so easily transmissible, you wouldn’t even believe it.’ Woodward tells Colbert and […]

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9/14/2020

CORONAVIRUS: “CNN released another snippet of the on-the-record, taped conversations between President Donald Trump and journalist Bob Woodward, this time revealing that the nation’s leader was admitting on April 13 that the Covid-19 virus was ‘a killer.’… CNN then played the audio of Trump saying, ‘This thing is a killer if it gets you. If […]

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9/12/2020

CORONAVIRUS: “[W]hat I said to Woodward was actually good, I said calm, we need calm, we don’t need panic [about coronavirus]. They want me to jump up and down and start screaming, is everyone going to die, is everyone going to — that’s not what leadership is about. I’m a cheerleader for the country. We […]

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9/10/2020

CHINA/CORONAVIRUS: [Reporter: “You knew it [coronavirus] was airborne. You knew — on February 7th, you told Bob Woodward how it transferred from person to person in the air, how deadly it was.”] “Well, let me ask you this: If Bob Woodward thought that was bad — because this is stuff that everyone knew. There’s a […]

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9/10/2020

CHINA/CORONAVIRUS: [Reporter: “But you told Bob Woodward this is — this is worse than the most deadly — ‘deadlier than the most strenuous flu.’”] “Okay.” [Reporter: “And then you went out and said, ‘It’s just like the flu.’”] “What I went out and said is very simple —” [Reporter: “And that it was ‘going to […]

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9/10/2020

CORONAVIRUS/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: [Reporter: “Why did you lie to the American people? And why should we trust what you have to say now?”] “Such a terrible question and the phraseology. I didn’t lie. What I said is: We have to be calm; we can’t be panicked… And your question — the way you phrased that […]

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9/10/2020

CORONAVIRUS: “America will prevail over the China virus, as Franklin Delano Roosevelt said, ‘The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.’ That’s it. We’re doing very well. As the British government advised the British people in the face of World War II, ‘Keep calm and carry on.’ That’s what I did. This whack […]

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9/10/2020

CIA/SAUDI ARABIA/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “President Trump bragged that he had saved a Saudi crown prince who the CIA concluded ordered the murder of a U.S. journalist and prominent Saudi critic. He derided U.S. generals as a ‘bunch of pussies,’ while his son-in-law and senior adviser dismissed some early White House officials as ‘overconfident idiots.’ And […]

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9/10/2020

SAUDI ARABIA: [Reporter: “Mr. President, what did you mean when you said you ‘saved MBS’s ass’ to Woodward? What did you mean when you said you saved him?”] “Who are you talking about? [Reporter: “Mohammed bin Salman.”] “Oh, I don’t know. You’ll have to figure that out yourself.” -Donald Trump, “Remarks by President Trump Before […]

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9/10/2020

CORONAVIRUS/COVID-19/MEDIA/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “Bob Woodward had my quotes for many months. If he thought they were so bad or dangerous, why didn’t he immediately report them in an effort to save lives? Didn’t he have an obligation to do so? No, because he knew they were good and proper answers. Calm, no panic!“ ––Donald Trump, […]

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9/9/2020

COVID-19/JOE BIDEN/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “Meanwhile, on the day that we hit 190,000 dead in the United States, because of COVID-19, we just learned from the Washington Post columnist Bob Woodward that the president of the United States has admitted on tape in February he knew about COVID-19 that had passed through the air. He knew […]

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9/9/2020

CORONAVIRUS: [Reporter: “Mr. President, can you address the concerns from the Woodward book in regards to whether — did you mislead the public by saying that you downplayed the coronavirus and that you repeatedly did that in order to reduce panic?”] “Well, I think if you said ‘in order to reduce panic,’ perhaps that’s so. […]

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9/9/2020

OBAMA/TRUMP PEOPLE: “Aside from exploring Trump’s handling of the pandemic, Woodward’s new book, ‘Rage,’ covers race relations, diplomacy with North Korea and a range of other issues that have arisen during the past two years… The book is based in part on 18 on-the-record interviews Woodward conducted with the president between December and July… ‘I […]

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9/9/2020

CORONAVIRUS: “President Trump’s head popped up during his top-secret intelligence briefing in the Oval Office on Jan. 28 when the discussion turned to the novel coronavirus outbreak in China. ‘This will be the biggest national security threat you face in your presidency,’ national security adviser Robert O’Brien told Trump, according to a new book by […]

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9/9/2020

FAKE NEWS/IMPEACHMENT/INVESTIGATIONS/MEDIA/RUSSIA/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT/UKRAINE: “For years Fake stories and investigations, then the phony Russia, Russia, Russia HOAX, next Ukraine and the failed Impeachment, now the crummy Atlantic Magazine’s MADE UP STORY, and lastly, the political hit job by rapidly fading Bob Woodward and his boring book. It never ends!“ ––Donald Trump, Twitter.com, September 9, 2020 […]

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9/9/2020

CORONAVIRUS: [Reporter: “Mr. President, you mentioned that you were trying to avoid price gouging. But you mentioned to Bob Woodward that you recognized, as this virus spread through the air, in — on February 7th — you didn’t begin Project Air Bridge until March; you didn’t use the Defense Production Act until March; you didn’t […]

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9/9/2020

CHINA/CORONAVIRUS: “We have to have leadership. We have to show leadership. And the last thing you want to do is create a panic in the country. This [coronavirus] was a horrible thing. It was sent to us by China. It should not have happened — should never have happened. This is a disgusting, terrible situation […]

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9/9/2020

CORONAVIRUS/JOE BIDEN: [Jake Tapper: “What’s your response to this news about what he was telling Bob Woodward on February 7th?”] “It’s disgusting. We learn this on the day that — we turned 190,000 Americans dead [from coronavirus] and he knew this? My understanding, he [Donald Trump] had just gotten off the phone when he did […]

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8/29/2020

FAKE NEWS/JOHN BOLTON/MEDIA/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT/TRUMP FAMILY: “About the only way a person is able to write a book on me is if they agree that it will contain as much bad ‘stuff’ as possible, much of which is lies. It’s like getting a job with CNN or MSDNC and saying that ‘President Trump is great.’ […]

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8/14/2020

DEMS/FAKE NEWS/GOP/HILLARY CLINTON/MEDIA: “Everybody does phony books on Donald Trump and Republicans, just like the Fake Dossier, which turned out to be a total fraud perpetrated by Crooked Hillary Clinton and the DNC… …The Bob Woodward book will be a FAKE, as always, just as many of the others have been. But, believe it or […]

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