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From: Marci (marcinmin) DelphiPlus Member Icon Posted by hostJan-9 8:34 AM 
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The first excerpts hit on Wednesday. Now it's Monday, and Michael Wolff is making the rounds on TV and radio shows, defending his reporting and elaborating on what he learned from his months inside the White House.

 --> Wolff to Don Lemon on "CNN Tonight:" "This is not a book about my impressions of the President. It is a book about the impressions of the people around him of him..."
Oliver Darcy emails: Remember Trump's demand that Henry Holt cease and desist further dissemination of Wolff's book? Attorney Elizabeth A. McNamara responded Monday by saying "my clients do not intend to cease publication, no such retraction will occur, and no apology is warranted."

The letter came hours after John Sargent, CEO of Macmillan, the parent company of Henry Holt, told employees about the company's "firm" response to Trump, telling staff it "is a matter of great importance" that is about "much more" than the book itself...
JMart with a fiery lede in the NYT: "He is a New Yorker in Washington, far more consumed with the news media and personalities than policy issues. He elides facts, fudges the specifics and dispenses with professional norms in the service of success and status. And while affecting a contempt for the mainstream press, he cannot help dropping the mask to reveal the double game he is playing. I am talking, of course, of the writer Michael Wolff, who with 'Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House' has delivered an altogether fitting, if ultimately unsatisfying, book on the chaotic first nine months of President Trump, another media-obsessed Manhattanite..."
  • Edited January 9, 2018 8:35 am  by  Marci (marcinmin)
 
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