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Web-Exclusive: Dana Perino’s interview with Bob Woodward
In this web exclusive, ‘The Daily Briefing’ host Dana Perino sits down with Bob Woodward to discuss details in his explosive new book about the Trump White house ‘fear.’
A tweet, the President Trump was about said send could from a war with North Korea, a political journalist Bob Woodward, the Daily Briefing, Dana Perino.
Trump is using the social media platform for the communication with the masses, but it stimulates and often controversial. There has been a concerted effort to stomp in the White house, “you put it down,” Woodward said Perino, in an interview on Wednesday show about his new, controversial book “fear.”
While previous presidents often uses different media have to speak, had the Roosevelt publicly – Franklin D. the fireside chats and Ronald Reagan went on TV Trump uses seen Twitter with a volume and firmness never before. Woodward said, in times that could be dangerous.
“A tweet, which he could almost have turned out, started the war with North Korea,” he said.
The tweet, which said the US “pull our members from South Korea… the members of the family of the 28,000 people there,” Woodward told CBS News in an interview. But the Pentagon stopped, the post will be sent, Woodward said.
“At this moment, there was a feeling of deep alarm in the Pentagon-leadership, the,” My God, a tweet, and we have reliable information that the North Koreans are going to read this as ” an attack is imminent,'” said Woodward CBS.
Not all of Trump’s tweets are controversial. But the ones that attract attention, Woodward said Perino.
Analyze “[Trump],” he said. “And he discovered that the more controversial, more outrageous, if you will, of the tweet, which got more attention. And the more the people liked it.”
Trump looks to be more productive on Twitter. Woodward said at one point, when Twitter changed the characters from 140 to 280, the President disappointed seemed.
“It’s such a shame,” Woodward quotes the President with the words, “because I was the Ernest Hemingway of 140 characters.”
The Washington-based journalist, also spoke about how the President and Jared Kushner, the son-in-law and senior Advisor, the leadership, a new paradigm shift in the Middle East.
The book says Kushner, during the first months of the Trump administration, began trying to forge close ties with Saudi Arabia and Israel, both of which are enemies of Iran.
“What you have done is built an Alliance with Saudi Arabia, the Gulf cooperation Council districts, and Israel,” said Woodward, “all work together to thwart Iran.”