Bob Woodward’s new book reveals a ‘nervous breakdown’ of Trump’s presidency


#TIA – Bob Woodward’s new book — and its title — will take on an importance of its own in electoral politics for 2018. Stay tuned.

“John Dowd was convinced that President Trump would commit perjury if he talked to special counsel Robert S. Mueller III. So, on Jan. 27, the president’s then-personal attorney staged a practice session to try to make his point.

In the White House residence, Dowd peppered Trump with questions about the Russia investigation, provoking stumbles, contradictions and lies until the president eventually lost his cool.

“This thing’s a goddamn hoax,” Trump erupted at the start of a 30-minute rant that finished with him saying, “I don’t really want to testify.””

Read more at The Washington Post