"Bob Woodward, whose legendary reporting helped the Washington Post win two Pulitzer Prizes including one for uncovering the Watergate scandal, is set to publish a new book about the Trump administration on Sept. 11 titled Fear: Trump in the White House. The Washington Post and CNN obtained copies of the book and highlighted portions of it on Tuesday. Based on these early previews, it appears that some of the most shocking revelations concern Trump’s behavior toward members of his inner circle at the White House and what they say and do behind the president’s back. Here are the most eye-opening episodes involving the most prominent characters in the Trump administration.
Former personal lawyer John Dowd Much of Woodward’s book describes Trump’s obsession with special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into the president’s 2016 campaign. At one point, Trump told Dowd that he had been on a phone call with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi concerning an imprisoned charity worker. The Egyptian president told Trump, ‘Donald, I’m worried about this investigation. Are you going to be around?’ Trump described the call to Dowd as ‘a kick in the nuts.’
Trump has said in the past that he would happily testify in front of Mueller, but Dowd repeatedly"