“I work like every journalist works so I have recordings, I have notes,” he told the “TODAY” show. “I am certainly as well as absolutely in every way comfortable with everything I’ve reported in This kind of book.”
Wolff says inside the introduction in which many of the accounts “are in conflict with one another” as well as may be “badly untrue,” according to thehill.com. He goes on to say he “settled on a type of events” he thought were true.
Others, including CNN’s Brian Stelter, noted a string of flattering stories Wolff had written inside the Hollywood Reporter about Trump in June 2016, several months before the election; as well as about top aides Steve Bannon two weeks after the election as well as Kellyanne Conway just after the inauguration.
“Wolff seems to have been warming up his sources for the book,” Stelter said on CNN’s “Reliable Sources.”
Wolff conceded as much inside the “TODAY” show interview.
“I certainly said what was ever necessary to get the story,” he replied when asked if he had flattered his way into the White House.
nevertheless he also fired back at Trump.
“My credibility is actually being questioned by a man who has less credibility than perhaps anyone who has ever walked on Earth at This kind of point,” Wolff said.
The book set off a journalistic feeding frenzy when word of its contents surfaced Wednesday inside the Guardian.
The book quotes aides by name describing Trump’s behavior as childlike as well as unbalanced. In one example, Bannon said the June 2016 meeting at Trump Tower between the president’s eldest son as well as a Russian lawyer was “treasonous” as well as “unpatriotic.”
Trump then lashed out at his former top aide, saying Bannon had “lost his mind.”
Bannon apologized on Sunday, saying Donald Jr. “is actually both a patriot as well as a Great man.”
Wolff, 64, who incorporates a reputation for arrogance, is actually a columnist for The Hollywood Reporter as well as has written for numerous publications. “Fire as well as Fury: Inside the Trump White House” is actually his seventh book.
In reviewing Wolff’s 2008 book “The Man Who Owns the News: Inside the Secret World of Rupert Murdoch,” the late completely new York Times media columnist David Carr wrote:
“Historically, one of the problems with Wolff’s omniscience is actually in which while he may know all, he gets some of This kind of wrong.”