Trump 'doesn't understand the basics,' says 'Fear' author Bob Woodward

Bob Woodward's new book

Bob Woodward's new book"Fear Trump in the White House" was in hot demand in bookstores in the Berkshires and elsewhere Tuesday. It quickly jumped to No. 1 on the Amazon best-seller list

In his new book, the veteran editor and reporter delivers a stunning and disturbing look inside the Trump presidency, exposing a chaotic White House, lead by a man who has said he believes the key to power is "Fear".

The shekel is an ancient currency that's still used in modern Israel - and some said that his use of the term "shekels" to describe a greedy act was anti-Semitic.

Numerous Trump officials, as well as former surrogates and administration employees, have come forward to attack comments attributed to them in the book - and Trump has consistently slammed Woodward's work as "fiction".

He then added: "It will mean you sell three extra books, you make three extra shekels".

"I can't think of any reason - other than the odious one - why Eric Trump would use "shekels" instead of 'dollars, ' 'bucks, ' 'clams, ' 'greenbacks, ' or 'smackers, '" tweeted MSNBC analyst David Corn and chief of the Washington bureau for Mother Jones.

When Hewitt asked Woodward if he would release the tapes if someone on them asked him to, without hesitation his response was, "Yes, I think I would".

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"I just hope no one would talk like that, frankly".

Woodward has defended his reporting, telling NPR that he's "done hundreds of hours of interviews with people and everything in the book most certainly happened".

"Anyone talks like that, whether it's a dog whistle or whatever the intent is, it's not ..."

After a "Fox & Friends" segment attacking Democratic U.S. Congresswoman Maxine Waters of California, Trump repeated his version of a stump speech, claiming Democrats have no message, while touting the economy's performance.

"Oh, stop, it's nonsense", said Eric Trump, according to a piece in The Washington Post.

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