President Donald Trump’s comments about the threat from the novel coronavirus have attracted widespread attention after excerpts of journalist Bob Woodward’s book “Rage” were releasedBy DEB RIECHMANN Associated PressSeptember 10, 2020, 4:34 PM• 5 min readWASHINGTON — President Donald Trump’s comments about the threat from the novel coronavirus attracted widespread attention after excerpts from journalist Bob Woodward’s book “Rage” were released. The excerpts also provide new details about the president’s thoughts on North Korea’s Kim Jong Un, racial unrest and a mysterious new weapon that Trump claims other world powers don’t know about.Some of the other topics covered in the book, which was based on 18 interviews that Woodward conducted with Trump between December and July and with others (excerpts from the book were reported by The Washington Post, where Woodward is an editor, and CNN):NORTH KOREAWoodward wrote that Trump said he was impressed with Kim when he first met the North Korean leader in Singapore in 2018 and that Kim was “far beyond smart.” Trump also said that Kim “tells me everything” and even gave the president a graphic account of how Kim had his own uncle killed.As he engaged in nuclear arms talks with Kim, Trump dismissed intelligence


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