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Woodward: Mattis, Kelly denials of his book quotes untrue [barf]
Associated Press ^ | Sep. 10, 2018 10:48 AM EDT

Posted on 09/10/2018 8:46:05 AM PDT by Olog-hai

Longtime journalist Bob Woodward said Monday that Defense Secretary Jim Mattis and White House Chief of Staff John Kelly “are not telling the truth” when they deny making disparaging statements about President Donald Trump attributed to them in his new book, “Fear.”

Kelly is quoted calling Trump “an idiot,” and Mattis is quoted saying Trump has the understanding of “a fifth or sixth-grader,” but they’ve said they didn’t make those statements.

Woodward, asked on Monday on NBC’s “Today” show about their denials, said, “They are not telling the truth.” He said “these are political statements to protect their jobs.”

The Pulitzer Prize-winning Woodward staunchly defended the integrity of his reporting and said the book, which comes out this week, “is as carefully done as you can do an excavation of the reality of what goes on.” …

(Excerpt) Read more at apnews.com ...


TOPICS: Books/Literature; Society
KEYWORDS: bobwoodward; districtofcolumbia; dnctalkingpoint; dnctalkingpoints; fear; jimmattis; johnkelly; kelly; mattis; mediawingofthednc; partisanmediashills; presstitutes; smearmachine; washingtoncompost; washingtonpost; woodward; woodwardbook
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Woodward’s anemic and sophomoric defense proves him to be a liar, rather.
1 posted on 09/10/2018 8:46:05 AM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai

Let’s listen to the tapes.


2 posted on 09/10/2018 8:47:25 AM PDT by ClearCase_guy (The MSM is in the business of creating a fake version of reality for political reasons.)
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To: Olog-hai

Has Woodward ever written a book that is truthful?


3 posted on 09/10/2018 8:49:15 AM PDT by Blue House Sue
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To: Olog-hai

Then prove it Bob.


4 posted on 09/10/2018 8:50:11 AM PDT by Nifster (I see puppy dogs in the clouds)
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To: Olog-hai

This is about as truthful as his fictional interview with a dying John Mitchell for a previous book. Woodward is a money grabbing liar who should never be trusted.


5 posted on 09/10/2018 8:50:43 AM PDT by txrefugee
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To: Olog-hai

I doubt this person is real. The dems are just trying to create a distrust, paranoia. Clue movie.


6 posted on 09/10/2018 8:50:43 AM PDT by Phillyred (Kieran Hussie)
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To: Olog-hai

Woodward and Bernstein remind me of all those rockers of their era that REFUSE TO GET OFF THE STAGE.

Minus the entertainment value.


7 posted on 09/10/2018 8:52:16 AM PDT by avenir ("But as for you, teach what accords with sound doctrine."--Paul to Titus)
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To: Olog-hai

Woodward will be sleeping with the fishes if he is not careful.


8 posted on 09/10/2018 8:52:38 AM PDT by DarthVader ("The biggest misconception on Free Republic is that the Deep State is invulnerable")
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To: Olog-hai

Must be many out there now reconsidering the Dick Nixon thing!

GunnyG@PlanetWTF???
SemperTRUMP.45!!!!!
++++++++++++++++++++


9 posted on 09/10/2018 8:53:03 AM PDT by gunnyg ("A Constitution changed from Freedom, can never be restored; Liberty, once lost, is lost forever...)
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To: Blue House Sue

We know he lied about the Bob Casey deathbed thing.


10 posted on 09/10/2018 8:53:03 AM PDT by StoneRainbow68
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To: Olog-hai

I’d like to see Mattis ask him to call him a liar to his face.


11 posted on 09/10/2018 8:53:40 AM PDT by Mr. K (No consequence of repealing Obamacare is worse than Obamacare itself.)
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To: Olog-hai

“Lie Like A Woodward”...


12 posted on 09/10/2018 8:54:38 AM PDT by kiryandil (Never pick a fight with an angry beehive)
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Longtime journalist Bob Woodward said Monday that Defense Secretary Jim Mattis and White House Chief of Staff John Kelly “are not telling the truth”

Clearly someone isn't. Since Woodward absolutely 100% lied about William Casey's deathbed confessions about Iran Contra, I know who I think is lying this time.

13 posted on 09/10/2018 8:57:22 AM PDT by pepsi_junkie (Often wrong, but never in doubt!)
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To: Olog-hai

Woodward lied about Nixon too.


14 posted on 09/10/2018 8:58:15 AM PDT by <1/1,000,000th%
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To: Olog-hai

I don’t care what Trump haters have to say - that includes Woodward. His book lacked balance... he wrote the book to ‘get’ Trump. Period.

If I went around to ‘journalists’ and had them tell be the positives and negatives about the profession - then only printed the negative comments — it would look the same. It would be a hit piece. That’s what Woodward did...


15 posted on 09/10/2018 9:00:36 AM PDT by GOPJ (Democrats offer Tech Thugs CHEAP LABOR in exchange for donations - while shafting American workers)
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To: Olog-hai

Why would Kelly and Mattis make these “political” statements
if they knew Woodword would put them in his book?
The answer is they didn’t. Woodward is the LIAR.


16 posted on 09/10/2018 9:00:42 AM PDT by tennmountainman ("Trust Sessions" Yeah Right)
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To: Olog-hai

Maybe Mattis will kill him


17 posted on 09/10/2018 9:03:41 AM PDT by Spruce
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To: Olog-hai

Trump needs to get a new Defense Secretary.


18 posted on 09/10/2018 9:07:08 AM PDT by granada
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To: Olog-hai

Gee...do I believe a Marine General(s) or Bob Woodward?

Such a tough call.


19 posted on 09/10/2018 9:07:23 AM PDT by Scott from the Left Coast
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To: Olog-hai

Woodward is either delusional or a tenacious liar. Probably a lot of both.


20 posted on 09/10/2018 9:09:35 AM PDT by akalinin
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