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  • 'Interruptive' Bob Woodward faces heavy criticism over interview with 'She Said' authors

    10/03/2019 1:27:55 PM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 14 replies
    The Hill ^ | 10/03/19 | Justin Wise and Joe Concha
    Veteran investigative reporter Bob Woodward on Wednesday night came under heavy criticism at a Washington, D.C., event promoting a pair of New York Times reporters' best-selling book, "She Said," with many voicing frustration over how he handled an interview with the journalists. The disapproval from many appeared to be aimed at Woodward's line of questioning. Megan Twohey and Jodi Kantor's book, which was released last month, focuses on an in-depth investigation of sexual harassment and assault allegations against disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein. The reporting sheds light on how the Weinstein story impacted what is now known as the "Me...
  • Bob Woodward: 'I found people who Mueller didn't interview'

    06/02/2019 12:27:01 PM PDT · by Demorats Tax Everything · 100 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | June 1, 2019 | Daniel Chaitin
    Veteran journalist Bob Woodward said he is not confident that special counsel Robert Mueller did a exhaustive job in his investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election. In a podcast interview last week with former Obama adviser David Axelrod, Woodward said the Mueller case lacks the kind of solid evidence from the Watergate scandal — mainly the thousands of hours of Nixon tapes — that could be used to determine President Trump had obstructed justice. "Quality of evidence, as you know, really matters," said the Washington Post associate editor, who said he has read the Mueller report twice. Asked...
  • Bob Woodward: FBI, CIA Reliance on ‘Garbage’ Steele Dossier ‘Needs to Be Investigated’

    04/23/2019 9:39:10 AM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 45 replies
    YAHOO News ^ | April 22, 2019 | Jack Crowe
    SNIP “What I found out recently, which was really quite surprising, the dossier, which really has got a lot of garbage in it and Mueller found that to be the case, early in building the intelligence-community assessment on Russian interference, in an early draft, they actually put the dossier on page two in kind of a breakout box,” Woodward said. “I think it was the CIA pushing this. Real intelligence experts looked at this and said ‘No, this is not intelligence, this is garbage,’ and they took it out,” he continued. “But in this process, the idea that they would...
  • Watergate Reporter: FBI & CIA "Need To Be Investigated" For Handling Of Dossier

    04/22/2019 6:01:36 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 23 replies
    Freedom Outpost ^ | 22 April 2019 | Tim Brown
    It's interesting that Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) would call the Mueller Report "worse than Watergate," and at the same time, an actual Watergate reporter, Bob Woodward, says that it's not the Trump administration that needs investigating, but the FBI and CIA for how they handled what is not a debunked and politically contrived dossier. House Intelligence Committee Chair Rep. Adam Schiff continues to pushes lies that he fabricates in his own head after the Mueller report was released. In other words, he just can't let it go. "Well, I think it’s clear from the Mueller report that that’s exactly right,"...
  • Bob Woodward: No Evidence of Trump-Russia Collusion

    09/17/2018 8:43:08 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 17 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 09/16/2018 | Rick Moran
    Bob Woodward, whose bestselling anti-Trump book Fear has got Washington tongues wagging, told talk show host Hugh Hewitt on Friday that despite looking "hard" for two years, he could find no evidence of collusion between Donald Trump and the Russians in the 2016 presidential election. HH: So let’s set aside the Comey firing, which as a Constitutional law professor, no one will ever persuade me can be obstruction. And Rod Rosenstein has laid out reasons why even if those weren’t the president’s reasons. Set aside the Comey firing. Did you, Bob Woodward, hear anything in your research in your interviews...
  • Woodward Found No Evidence Of Collusion, Even Though He ‘Looked For It Hard’

    09/14/2018 1:35:55 PM PDT · by detective · 10 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 09/14/2018 | Chuck Ross
    Veteran reporter Bob Woodward said Friday that he conducted a thorough investigation into possible Trump-Russia collusion while researching his latest book, “Fear: Trump in the White House,” but found no evidence of a conspiracy. “Did you Bob Woodward hear anything in your research or your interviews that sounded like espionage or collusion?” conservative radio host Hugh Hewitt asked Woodward during an interview. “I did not. Of course I looked for it, looked for it hard,” replied Woodward.
  • Woodward says he has ‘boxes of recordings’ to back claims in Trump book

    09/13/2018 7:08:43 AM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 82 replies
    The Hill ^ | 09/13/18 | Aris Folley
    Veteran journalist Bob Woodward claims he has “boxes of recordings and documents” to back up the accounts made his explosive book, “Fear: Trump in the White House.” In an interview with CNN host Anderson Cooper on Wednesday night, Woodward said he recorded “almost all” of the interviews he conducted with current and former Trump administration officials for his new book, which President Trump and the White House have repeatedly sought to discredit. “The deal was I would interview somebody, they would be a confidential source,” Woodward told Cooper. “I know who they are, they're describing specific events.” “Often there are...
  • Bob Woodward: Revealing My Sources ‘Might Get Somebody Killed’

    09/17/2018 2:29:30 PM PDT · by detective · 53 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 17 Sep 2018 | Robert Kraychik
    Washington Post Associate Editor Bob Woodward warned that revealing the sources for his book Fear: Trump in the White House “might get somebody killed” during a Monday interview on C-SPAN’s Washington Journal. Woodward was asked — via a question posed on Twitter — about a possible subpoena of his notes and recording from special counsel Robert Mueller or the Justice Department:
  • Bob Woodward: Role Of Steele Dossier In Russia Probe Is "Highly Questionable,

    04/21/2019 9:21:39 AM PDT · by janetjanet998 · 79 replies
    What I out recently, which was really quite surprising, the dossier, which really has got a lot of garbage in it and Mueller found that to be the case, early in building the intelligence community assessment on Russian interference in an early draft, they actually put the dossier on page two in kind of a breakout box. I think it was the CIA pushing this, real intelligence experts looked at this and said no, this is not intelligence, this is garbage and they took it out.
  • Bob Woodward on Mueller Report: Now We Wait For The Tapes

    04/20/2019 11:11:00 AM PDT · by a little elbow grease · 90 replies ^ | 4/19/19 | Tim Hains
    "Watergate" journalist Bob Woodward told MSNBC's "Morning Joe" on Friday that in the wake of the Mueller report, he is waiting for someone to come forward with "tapes or new evidence." BOB WOODWARD: Well, first of all, I think the report is quite amazing, and the Attorney General Barr did himself a massive disservice because his letter quoted a portion of the report that looked like Trump was off the hook on obstruction of justice, but as we know on page 182, Mueller makes it very clear that they did not reach this issue because of evidence, because they could...
  • Lewandowski and Bossie Finger Trump’s Enemies

    12/22/2018 5:21:19 PM PST · by Twotone · 9 replies
    American Spectator ^ | December 20, 2018 | Jeffrey Lord
    President Donald Trump has enemies. So too has every president had them. But there is something about Trump that has created a veritable hornet’s nest of foaming-at-the-mouth political enemies who are so obsessed with him that they have quite accurately been said to be diseased with “Trump Derangement Syndrome.” In Trump’s Enemies: How the Deep State Is Undermining the Presidency, former Trump aides Corey Lewandowski and David Bossie pull the curtain back to reveal exactly who the President’s enemies are — and how they go about the business of sabotaging the President they despise. The authors scored a major coup...
  • What Democrats Have Become

    09/20/2018 7:52:31 PM PDT · by Rummyfan · 41 replies
    WSJ ^ | 19 Sep 2018 | Daniel Henninger
    Brett Kavanaugh is a casualty of an anything-goes political resistance. Consider the spectacle: Judge Kavanaugh’s nomination for the U.S. Supreme Court, the embodiment of a modern rule of law, is being decided in the Senate by the medieval practice of trial by ordeal, such as surviving immersion in fire or ice. Trial by ordeal was outlawed by the Lateran Council in 1215. Or worse, the standards of the mob in the Roman Colosseum, turning thumbs up or down on the combatants. Though unlike the Senate Democrats, the Roman mob at least had an open mind. Incidentally, the standard trope that...
  • Politico Skips Real Reason Woodward's 'Fear' Flopped in Washington

    09/19/2018 4:44:04 AM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 6 replies
    Newsbusters ^ | September 19, 2018 | P.J. Gladnick
    Journalist Jeff Greenfield, writing in the September 17 Politico magazine, somehow can't figure out the real reason "Why Woodward's 'Fear' Flopped in Washington." Greenfield makes a light attempt to find out the reason for the flop but seems to be unable to see the all too obvious.  So let us join Greenfield as he stumbles around while ignoring the very large elephant in the room whose stink is something that liberals don't want to dwell on, which is that Woodward couldn't find evidence of Trump-Russia collusion:
  • TV Guide on Tom Arnold: ‘Bob Woodward and I’ ‘Are Basically the Same Guy’

    09/18/2018 5:55:07 PM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 17 replies
    Newsbusters ^ | September 18, 2018 | P.J. Gladnick
    Tom Arnold's The Hunt for the Trump Tapes premieres on Tuesday but unfortunately there seems to be nefarious forces out there trying to hinder his quixotic quest. According to Arnold, one of those trying to stop his hunt is the former producer of The Apprentice, Mark Burnett, whom Arnold is accusing of choking him at a pre-Emmys party in Los Angeles on Sunday night. In another interview, TV Guide summerized the comedian: "Bob Woodward and I" "are basically the same guy."  A barely coherent red-faced Arnold describes the confrontation to a flock of reporters who might be wondering if the former...
  • Woodward said looked 'hard' for collusion, didn't find it, thinks Mueller has 'something' on Trump

    09/14/2018 12:39:10 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 20 replies
    Business Insider ^ | September 14, 2018 | John Haltiwanger
    Veteran reporter Bob Woodward on Friday told radio host Hugh Hewitt he looked "hard" for evidence of collusion between President Donald Trump and Russia but didn't find anything. But he still thinks the special counsel Robert Mueller has "something" on the president. Woodward suggested Mueller possibly has "a secret witness or somebody who has changed their testimony." Trump has firmly rejected allegations of collusion between his campaign and Russia in the 2016 US presidential election and often refers to the Mueller probe as a "witch hunt." Veteran reporter Bob Woodward on Friday told conservative radio host Hugh Hewitt he looked...
  • China promotes anti-Trump book (Bill Gertz article)

    09/13/2018 8:49:47 PM PDT · by cba123 · 6 replies
    Washington Times ^ | 9/12/2018 | Bill Gertz
    China’s government propaganda outlets are actively promoting the anti-President Trump book released this week by Washington Post writer Bob Woodward, called “Fear.” Two days after excerpts of the book were published, major Chinese state-run propaganda outlets, including China Central Television (CCTV), ran extensive reports on the book on Sept. 6. The book derides Mr. Trump as unhinged and claims there has been an administration coup d’etat by senior aides, who conspired against the president and blocked his policies. Please see link for full article.
  • Sidney Blumenthal: Bob Woodward has been an 'FBI asset' since Deep Throat

    09/13/2018 12:49:57 PM PDT · by detective · 71 replies
    American Thinker ^ | September 13, 2018 | Thomas Lifson
    It's déjà vu all over again, in Yogi Berra's memorable expression: senior unelected FBI officials conspiring with the Washington Post and New York Times to drive a Republican president from office. Kudos to Jim Hoft of Gateway Pundit for spotting a 2014 State Department email from SecState Hillary's aide Sid Blumenthal that was declassified and released in 2015. In it, Blumenthal states as a fact that Bob Woodward has been an "FBI asset" since the days of Deep Throat. See for yourself
  • Bob Woodward says he would release book interview tapes if strongly challenged

    09/13/2018 6:54:45 PM PDT · by FreeAtlanta · 75 replies
    cbsnews ^ | September 13, 2018, 2:57 PM
    basically fake news.... President Trump strongly criticized Bob Woodward's new book, "Fear: Trump in the White House," as "a total fraud," "work of fiction" and "totally discredited." But Woodward said he drew from hundreds of hours of interviews for his book, which is published by Simon & Schuster, a division of CBS. The book depicts a chaotic White House with details from participants and witnesses to the Trump administration. Asked whether he would release any of the interview tapes, Woodward told "CBS This Morning" on Thursday: "Well, if somebody really wants to challenge me, of course. Of course. But I...
  • Let's Say Bob Woodward Is Right, How Then Should We Vote?

    If Bob Woodward’s Trump-bashing, mega-bestseller is true, how should conservatives vote in the midterms? If the White House is in chaos, led by an unqualified and out of control president, what course should we take on November 6? Woodward speaks of “a nervous breakdown of the executive power of the most powerful country in the world.” And he describes Trump as “an emotionally overwrought, mercurial and unpredictable leader.” The infamous, anonymous op-ed piece in the New York Times spoke of Trump’s leadership style, “impetuous, adversarial, petty and ineffective” and claimed he was “amoral.” Yes, we are told, “Meetings with him...
  • Woodward book breaks 93-year publishing record

    09/13/2018 12:09:31 PM PDT · by EveningStar · 48 replies
    The Hill ^ | September 13, 2018 | Joe Concha
    Bob Woodward's new book, "Fear: Trump in the White House," sold more than 750,000 copies through its first day of release, the most for any title in Simon & Schuster history, according to the 94-year-old publisher. The investigative book by the veteran Watergate reporter, who has written books about every administration dating back to President Nixon, was powered by excerpts published before the book's public release Tuesday and President Trump's public rejection of it. Trump called the book "a con on the public" consisting of quotes that are "made up frauds" designed to boost Democrats ahead of the 2018 midterm...