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Yes, Trump Is Running, and He's Got a 2-Word Theme

It's 'the steal,' writes Michael Wolff

(Newser) - The big mystery about the 2024 election—whether Donald Trump will run—isn't much of a mystery after all, according to Michael Wolff. It's "obvious" he's running. So writes Wolff, the author of three books on Trump and a Newser co-founder, in a New York Times ...

Trump Seethes Over Kavanaugh in New Book
Trump Seethes Over
Kavanaugh in New Book
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Trump Seethes Over Kavanaugh in New Book

'Where would he be without me,' Trump asks Michael Wolff

(Newser) - Former President Trump is in lots of headlines Tuesday, in part because of advance looks at two upcoming books. One is Landslide, the latest from Michael Wolff (a Newser co-founder). The other is I Alone Can Fix It from Washington Post reporters Carol Loennig and Philip Rucker. Coverage:
  • In Landslide,

One of Reporters' Best Sources Is Their Biggest Critic

Tucker Carlson loves giving the inside scoop to journalists, writes Ben Smith

(Newser) - Tucker Carlson is always going after journalists, the group he has described as "cringing animals who are not worthy of respect." But in his latest media column for the New York Times , Ben Smith writes about what he calls one of DC's "open secrets"—Carlson...

Trump Gave Fire and Fury Author 'Extraordinary Access' for New Book

Michael Wolff's 'Landslide' based on 'extraordinary access' to president

(Newser) - The author of Fire and Fury, the bestseller from 2018 that helped launched the wave of inside accounts of the Trump White House, will have a last take coming out next month. Landslide: The Final Days of the Trump Presidency by Michael Wolff (a Newser co-founder) will be out July...

New Book Makes Big Mueller Assertion

Michael Wolff writes that a draft indictment of Trump was drawn up, but a Mueller rep denies

(Newser) - Michael Wolff made big waves with his first book on the Trump presidency, Fire and Fury. Now the Guardian has gotten an early look at the sequel by Wolff (a co-founder of Newser), and it contains a doozy of an assertion: In Siege: Trump Under Fire, Wolff writes that Robert...

Michael Wolff Wrote Another Book About Trump

And it's out in just 3 weeks

(Newser) - Michael Wolff is ready for round two. The author of Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House (and Newser co-founder) has written a follow-up, and it'll hit shelves in less than three weeks. Siege: Trump Under Fire will be released by Henry Holt on June 4. The publisher...

Michael Wolff on 'Boring' Pence, Wife Karen's Nickname

Everyone in the White House allegedly calls Pence's wife 'Mother'

(Newser) - Fire and Fury author Michael Wolff had some amusing tidbits to share about the VP during an appearance at the Cannes Lions advertising festival Monday, Quartz reports. While President Trump sells books—Fire and Fury, which details his first nine months as POTUS, is still a bestseller after being released...

Clinton Trolls Trump in Surprise Grammys Cameo
Clinton Trolls Trump in
Surprise Grammys Cameo

Clinton Trolls Trump in Surprise Grammys Cameo

She read an excerpt from 'Fire and Fury'

(Newser) - If President Trump watched the Grammys—and if he did, he didn't tweet about it—he would have found himself being trolled by several celebrities, including none other than Hillary Clinton. She made a surprise appearance in a pre-recorded segment where stars including Cher, Cardi B, and Snoop Dogg...

Wolff's Take on 'Anomalous' Trump: 'Is Something Wrong?'

'Fire and Fury' author has more to say on president in new 'Guardian' interview

(Newser) - Michael Wolff continues to make the media rounds to chat about his White House exposé Fire and Fury , and his latest sit-down was with the Guardian , which he hosted at his NYC apartment. Wolff (a co-founder of Newser) says the revelations in his book are "all explosive," and...

Early Sales Figures Are in for Wolff's Fire and Fury

Digital sales are huge for a nonfiction book

(Newser) - Michael Wolff's Fire and Fury sold more than 29,000 hardcover copies in its first week of publication, NBD BookScan tells the AP . That number, announced Wednesday and the highest overall for books last week, is likely to grow far higher in future reports. The explosive tell-all about the...

Colbert Seeks Reassurance From Wolff, Gets 'Nothing'

'That's the alarming thing, that this is all true'

(Newser) - Michael Wolff says he's surprised by the success of his book Fire and Fury—alleging chaos in the Trump White House and citing aides questioning the president's mental state—because, well, "I thought we knew this." Appearing on the Late Show on Monday night, Wolff warned...

Stephen Bannon Regrets Comments About Trump Jr.
Stephen Bannon Apologizes

Stephen Bannon Apologizes

He says his comments about Donald Trump Jr. were the result of "inaccurate" reporting

(Newser) - Stephen Bannon expressed regret Sunday for the explosive statements he made about Donald Trump Jr. that were quoted in the just-released book Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House. Reversing a comment he made in Michael Wolff's book that Trump Jr.'s 2016 meeting with Russians was...

Wolff: Trump Livid Over Book, 'Bouncing Off the Walls'

President again criticizes 'Fake Book'

(Newser) - Michael Wolff's book on President Trump continued to dominate headlines Sunday, with the author appearing on NBC's Meet the Press and Trump again firing back on Twitter. Some highlights:
  • Wolff: "I went into this with absolutely no agenda," he told Chuck Todd. "I have no

Trump Defends Mental Health, Says He's 'Like, Really Smart'

More pushback from the president on Michael Wolff's 'Fire and Fury'

(Newser) - With Michael Wolff's Fire and Fury on fire—the San Francisco Chronicle reported Friday morning the book had broken the waiting-list record at the San Francisco Public Library, with upwards of 900 hold requests at that point—the conversation about it shows no sign of abating. One of the...

DC Bookstore Sells Out of Fire and Fury in 20 Minutes

'This is a DC moment'

(Newser) - “It’s like Harry Potter for adults,” someone said. The Washington Post reports that by 11:40pm Thursday—20 minutes before Michael Wolff's Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House went on sale at Kramerbooks in Washington DC—dozens of people were already lined up...

Wolff Calls Trump Least Credible Person to Ever Live

Says attacks have only benefited his White House tell-all

(Newser) - Michael Wolff is shrugging off President Trump's claim that his new book is " full of lies ," and seems to agree with Stephen Colbert . "My credibility is being questioned by a man who has less credibility than, perhaps, anyone who has ever walked on Earth," he...

Trump's Attempt to Block Wolff Book Backfires

'Fire and Fury' is going on sale early

(Newser) - President Trump's attempt to block the release of Michael Wolff's explosive book on his White House has backfired: The author and publisher Henry Holt say it is going to be released early thanks to "unprecedented demand." "Here we go. You can buy it (and read...

Trump Rolls Out New Nickname for Steve Bannon

He's now 'Sloppy Steve'

(Newser) - Steve Bannon's fall from grace is now complete: President Trump has given the former White House strategist a disparaging nickname, much as he did with "Crooked" Hillary Clinton and "Crazy" Bernie Sanders. In an angry tweet late Thursday, Trump blasted both "Sloppy" Steve Bannon and author...

Michael Wolff Explains How He Got Inside the White House

Author of 'Fire and Fury' describes a 'non-disapproval' from Trump

(Newser) - The quotes are so incendiary that some are questioning their veracity. But Axios reports Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House author Michael Wolff has "dozens of hours" of tapes to back up statements that appear in the book. And in an excerpt running in the Hollywood Reporter ...

Bannon: Donald Trump Jr.'s Russian Meeting 'Treasonous'
Trump Responds to Bannon's
Damning Comments in Book
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Trump Responds to Bannon's Damning Comments in Book

'He lost his mind,' says the president of former adviser's comments to author Michael Wolff

(Newser) - A highly anticipated book about the Trump White House comes out next week, and some advance peeks already are making headlines. Two in particular from Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House by Michael Wolff (a Newser founder): The Trump team, including Trump himself, genuinely did not expect to...

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