Author of Trump book mocks 'child-like' president

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Trump threatened legal action, demanding that Holt withhold the book.

"I will quote Steve Bannon - he's lost it", Wolff said, referring to Trump's former strategist.

The book soared to No. 1 on Amazon's best selling books list on Wednesday and has remained there ever since, CNN reported.

Essentially since the start of the Trump presidents, the liberal media and Democrats have argued that the former businessman is unfit to run the country.

Earlier Friday, Trump heaped praise on a major Republican donor family from distancing themselves from Bannon.

"The first time since the Kennedy White House that a presidential couple had maintained separate rooms", Wolff writes.

"The president of the United States is a great man", Bannon said.

The White House did not immediately respond to a request for comment on why Trump did not talk to reporters in person. She said Wolff never interviewed the president, saying that he "repeatedly begged to see the president".

Sanders also called Wolf "a guy who made up a lot of stories to try and sell books". Wolff said insiders say President Trump acts "like a child".

He added: "I spoke to people who spoke to the President on a daily, sometimes minute-by-minute basis".

The University of Tehran is working to track and secure the release of its students who were arrested for taking part in recent anti-government protests in Iran, according to the semi-official Iranian Student News.

NBC News has not confirmed much of the book.

It emerged yesterday that politicians summoned Bandy Lee, a Yale University psychiatry professor to Capitol Hill last month for two days of hearings about Trump's mental state.

DelGreco said the people who have shown the most interest in "Fire and Fury" aren't her regular readers.

The book outlines three warring factions within the White House during the first half of the year. The publisher instead moved up the release date to Friday.

This morning author Michael Wolff spoke out in an exclusive interview on the Today Show. Republican operative Arthur Schwartz additionally warned Bannon to ease off of his public criticism of Kushner.

It already has cost him a key backer.

On Thursday Rebekah Mercer issued a statement distancing her family from Bannon.

President Donald Trump and the White House are standing by their assertion that author Michael Wolff had little real access to the president and are disputing explosive details in the writer's "Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House" - though with one fairly specific qualifier.