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Bob Woodward explains why he used anonymous sources in his bombshell book about the Trump White House

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Bob Woodward’s new book, “Fear: Trump in the White House,” has dropped major revelations about how President Donald Trump’s White House operates.
Woodward, in uncovering the Watergate scandal that led to Richard Nixon’s resignation, pioneered a new form of reporting using unnamed sources.
Trump has sought to attack Woodward’s book as fiction since sources are unnamed.
But Woodward explained on Tuesday that anonymous reporting is often necessary to get “the real story.”

Bob Woodward has explained why he used anonymous sourcing in his bombshell new book about President Donald Trump’s White House, saying that reporters often have “no alternative” when it comes to reporting on the highest levels of power.

Appearing on The New York Times’ “Daily” podcast on Tuesday, Woodward said using unnamed sources is necessary “to get the real truth.”See the rest of the story at Business Insider

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