How ‘Rage’ Challenged Bob Woodward

He has covered nine presidents over 50 years, making him perhaps the country’s most enduring chronicler of the Oval Office. His latest is yet another best seller, drawing praise and criticism along the way.

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How Culpable Is Trump, and How Dangerous is QAnon?

A debate about the Woodward revelations, and conversation with Charlie Warzel about the conspiracy.

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Late Night Fears ‘Trump Fever’ After His Indoor Rally in Nevada

“It looks like the next long-term residency in Las Vegas will be the coronavirus,” Jimmy Fallon said on Monday’s “Tonight Show.”

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All the President’s Insecurities

Donald Trump is his own whistle-blower.

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Remembering the Presidency of Donald Trump

I wish it were a fever dream in my Covid-clouded mind. But, no, our president believes empathy, like patriotic sacrifice, is for suckers.

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The Towering Lies of President Trump

It’s simple. Everything that benefits Mr. Trump is true and everything that inconveniences him is false.

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Trevor Noah: Trump Should Be America’s Coach, Not Its Cheerleader

“When you see that your team is headed for a huge defeat, you come up with some plays, right?” the “Daily Show” host said.

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Why Bob Woodward Was Irresistible for a President Who Needs to ‘Touch the Flame’

President Trump gave 18 interviews to the famed Watergate journalist, gambling that he could control the narrative. Instead, he undermined himself shortly before an election.

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Trump Engulfs Himself in Chaotic News Cycles as Election Day Nears

With early voting about to begin in some states, the days President Trump can afford to be consumed by crises of his own making are dwindling. But he has spent the last week in reaction mode.

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Trump’s Deliberate Coronavirus Deception

Bob Woodward’s tapes tell us something new about how the president lies.

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Trump’s Whole Brand Is Panic, Trevor Noah Says

The “Daily Show” host was amazed to hear the president say he’d downplayed Covid-19 to avoid creating a panic. Panic is “literally his favorite thing,” Noah said.

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Trump Admits Minimizing the Coronavirus, Woodward Reports in New Book

In taped interviews with the journalist Bob Woodward, the president said as early as February that the virus was more dangerous than the flu, even as he told the country otherwise.

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In Bob Woodward’s ‘Rage,’ a Reporter and a President From Different Universes

In this follow-up to “Fear,” Woodward continues applying old-school theories and lines of questioning to a deeply unorthodox administration.

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Mr. Trump Knew It Was Deadly and Airborne

He lied about the coronavirus anyway.

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5 Takeaways From ‘Rage,’ Bob Woodward’s New Book About Trump

Mr. Woodward reveals that President Trump sought to play down the severity of the coronavirus and repeatedly denigrated the U.S. military.

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Trump Attacked Generals as Weak and Too Focused on Allies, Woodward’s Book Says

The journalist Bob Woodward’s “Rage,” which will be released next week, recounts tense conflicts between the president and his senior leaders.

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Trump Books Keep Coming, and Readers Can’t Stop Buying

White House memoirs, journalistic exposés, full-throated defenses of the president: Publishers are producing books for every partisan and wondering if the gravy train ends on Election Day.

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