Bob Woodward: Trump's reaction to veteran journalist's tell-all book is exactly what you'd expect

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On Tuesday, the Washington Post revealed exclusive excepts from veteran journalist Bob Woodward's new tell-all book, Fear: Trump in the White House, about the Trump administration.

The book has been drawn from thousands of hours of interviews with first hand participants and witnesses within the White House, and to say that it is explosive, damning, and down right shocking is an understatement.

It included anecdotes such as Trump's aides keeping information from him in order to protect the country; Trump referring to his own attorney general Jeff Sessions as 'mentally retarded'; and the president of the United States asserting that he regrets the fact that he criticised white supremacism and neo-Nazis after Charlottesville.

And that's just a taster.

Now, in standard Trumpian style, The Donald has hit back at the revelations in the only way he seems to know how - on Twitter - and has claimed that it's 'the exact opposite of fact'.

Isn’t it a shame that someone can write an article or book, totally make up stories and form a picture of a person that is literally the exact opposite of the fact, and get away with it without retribution or cost.

Don’t know why Washington politicians don’t change libel laws?

Needless to say, it hasn't gone down well.

Some pointed out his hypocrisy, especially when it comes to making up lies about Obama.

Others are rushing out to buy the book.

Doesn't Trump, like, constantly do that exact thing?

Others advised 'Mango Sasquatch' to 'back off' Woodward, a reporter of 'depth and experience'.

Then there was that time he actually criticised the Obama White House for attacking Woodward...

The inevitable impeachment pleas.

An extremely good point, made extremely well...

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