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Gary Cohn, Rob Porter Dispute Accuracy of Bob Woodward’s Trump Book

  • Denials don’t include specific alleged mistakes in ‘Fear’
  • Axios had reported Trump was prepared to attack former aides
Gary Cohn

Gary Cohn

Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg

Two former White House aides disputed their portrayals in the latest book to describe President Donald Trump’s White House as beset by chaos, infighting and incompetence.

Former White House economic adviser Gary Cohn and former staff secretary Rob Porter released statements on Tuesday calling Bob Woodward’s new book, “Fear,” inaccurate. But neither man identified any specific mistakes in the book.