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Inside Donald Trump's 18 recorded interviews with Bob Woodward for his book "Rage“

CBS News Sunday, 13 September 2020
In taped conversations with a Washington Post journalist, President Trump said he wanted to downplay the severity of the coronavirus. And the recordings reveal the President’s view on how close the United States came to nuclear war with North Korea. Scott Pelley reports.
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During a news conference on Thursday, President Donald Trump defended the comments he made to author Bob Woodward on March 19 about the coronavirus telling him "I wanted to always play it down."

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