Trump also tweeted "TREASON?" On Capitol Hill, a confirmation hearing in a staid Senate office building is repeatedly interrupted by protesters shouting at the nominee and the senators; 70 people are arrested.
The author wrote that there was a resistance working within the administration to thwart the president's worst impulses.
Woodward, whose new book Fear: Trump in the White House hits bookstores on Tuesday, described the incident in the interview with CBS as the most unsafe moment of Trump's nuclear standoff with North Korea, the news agency said. In an interview with CNN's Christiane Amanpour, White House counsellor Kellyanne Conway said Trump believes the individual is someone from the national security sector of the government.
Trump, appearing at an unrelated event on Wednesday at the White House, lashed out at the Times for publishing the op-ed.
"The reporting is President Trump is disappointed with Bill Shine and the way the White House has responded to this new book", Blackwell added.
Veteran journalist Bob Woodward said Sunday that, if he were a New York Times editor, he would not have published this week's op-ed from an anonymous "senior [Trump] administration official". The writer said Trump's behavior was a danger to the republic, impetuous, adversarial, unprincipled, and amoral. Cohn was reported to have told a colleague Trump did not notice it was gone.
Woodward called it "not true" that he spoke to people with an ax to grind against the president.
"They realized that [these documents] would endanger the country", Woodward said. It also helped overshadow the release Friday of more positive economic news, which the president complains does not get more widespread attention amid the constant controversies around the White House.
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There, he served as Senate Minority Whip, the second-highest ranking position in the Republican conference. With McCain's passing, the Senate has lost a voice that served as a strong check on Trump's actions.
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But on Tuesday, Democrats were finally given a chance to tell the public why they are so intent on reviewing certain documents. As a judge, he has amassed a solidly conservative record since 2006 on the influential Washington-based appeals court.
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The win means Lynch, first elected in 2001, is virtually ensured another two-year term in the 8th Congressional District. In a concession speech on Tuesday night, he said: " Ayanna Pressley is going to be a good congresswoman".
The president, who has been on a tear ever since the column was posted, told reporters aboard Air Force One that the opinion piece critical of his leadership is a "national security" issue.
"This is not called a recovery, this is called a rocket ship", Trump said at a fundraiser in Fargo.
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With many prominent administration members delivering on-the-record denials, the focus could now fall on other senior aides to do the same, with questions raised about those who stay silent.
Some of Mr. Trump's inner circle also denied it when asked by reporters, including top adviser Kellyanne Conway and White House Counsel Don McGahn.
The 25th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution spells out measures that can be taken to remove a sitting president.
Trump on Twitter quoted a Fox News description of the event without long-range nuclear missiles as a sign of North Korea's "commitment to denuclearize".