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Woodward Calls On Congress To Curtail Trump’s Assault On Constitution

Veteran journalist Bob Woodward said that Donald Trump "cannot stabilize the electoral process" and is in fact making it unstable through his rhetoric and actions, including his performance in the first presidential debate.

Woodward called on Congress to "step up" and solve what he described as a "constitutional problem."

"It's reached a boiling point," Woodward said on Wednesday. "I mean we are teetering here. The Congress needs to step up."

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The Beltway’s Forrest Gump Takes Down Donald Trump

So Bob Woodward went out and found the "named source" Trumpists were clamoring for: Boss Trump himself.

Following a bitter dispute over an anonymously-sourced article in The Atlantic that quoted their hero calling American war dead in a French cemetery "suckers" and "losers" for being fool enough to serve their country, nothing less would have convinced them.

What's more, Woodward had Trump on tape, in his own voice, confiding to the veteran Washington journalist that he understood exactly how infectious and deadly the Covid-19 virus was, and explaining his policy of lying to the public lest he provoke a panic.

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Woodward Book Says Mattis Feared Trump Would Start Nuclear War With North Korea

Reprinted with permission from Alternet

The coronavirus bombshells in Bob Woodward's new book, Rage, due out September 15, are so explosive that they have somewhat overshadowed other important parts of the book — for example, the veteran journalist/author's reporting on President Donald Trump's foreign policy decisions. And Woodward, according to the Guardian's Julian Borger, describes some of the ways in which Sen. Lindsey Graham, former Defense Secretary James Mattis, and others tried to rein Trump in on foreign policy.

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Jeff Danziger lives in New York City. He is represented by CWS Syndicate and the Washington Post Writers Group. He is the recipient of the Herblock Prize and the Thomas Nast (Landau) Prize. He served in the US Army in Vietnam and was awarded the Bronze Star and the Air Medal. He has published eleven books of cartoons and one novel. Visit him at DanzigerCartoons.