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(CNSNews.com) – U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Nikki Haley was invited by a CNN correspondent Tuesday to comment on the harsh criticism of President Trump in a new Bob Woodward book – and advised him and readers to “take it with a grain of salt.”
Haley began her reply by saying she was not aware of what appeared in the excerpts of the book, “Fear: Trump in the White House,” that have now been published ahead of its forthcoming release.
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“What I can tell you is what I know,” she told reporters at the U.N. “The president has been a great partner to me on foreign security. I meet with him often, I talk with him often. When I have concerns I bring them to him. He listens. He’s respectful. And he engages back.”
“If there are people who say certain things in the book,” Haley said, “I’ll just tell you to take it with a grain of salt, like we’ve done every book before.”
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She said people read in these types of books what they want to read and “see what they want to see.”
“This, like every other book that has come out, and every book that’s going to come out, you’re going to have a certain group of readers that love the book and want to talk about all the salacious parts of the book, and you’re going to have a lot of people who denounce the book and say, ‘this is what divides America,’” she said.
“You’ll have some who love it and some who hate it, based on what they think of the president.”
The question came from CNN’s Richard Roth, who said the book by the veteran Washington Post journalist “portrays a devastation portrait of senior Trump administration aides hiding documents, exasperated with the president, increasingly worried about erratic behavior, ignorance,...
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