Trump defends his sanity on Twitter

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After a scathing statement Wednesday, the president came with a cooler response on Thursday to explosive quotes about his family that are attributed to Bannon. But if there is a bright side to the whole thing, it's that Wolff's book has provided Trump with a Major Feud, which as we all know fuels his life force.

Fire and Fury unleashed a storm in Washington, D.C., largely because the book claimed to reveal statements from Bannon that undergirded the Democrat line on Trump's alleged "collusion" with Russia during the 2016 election.

Three remaining copies of the book 'Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House' by Michael Wolff are displayed at a Barnes & Noble store, Friday, January 5, 2018, in Newport, Kentucky. And even WalMart, which supposedly has, well, everything, was also out of stock.

"I work like every journalist works so I have recordings, I have notes", Wolff said. He said he was "comfortable" with all the reporting in the book.

Bannon also reportedly predicted, "They're going to crack Don Junior like an egg on national TV". Let's remember, this man does not read, does not listen. Among the people he quoted was former Chief Strategist Steve Bannon, who called meetings involving the president's son Donald Jr, son-in law Jared Kushner and aide Paul Manafort with Russian elements "treasonous" and "unpatriotic". So for instance, he inaccurately describes a report in the New York Times.

Trump repeatedly has attacked Wolff's credibility, and did so again in a tweet Friday night.

But many political reporters say that while some of the facts may be wrong in Wolff's book, its key claims ring true.

The White House has pushed back against the claims of Trump's incapacity, with press secretary Sarah Sanders saying on Thursday that such claims were "disgraceful and laughable".

"He added that he became President "(on my first try)".

Reagan, a Republican who was the US president from 1981-1989, was diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease in 1994 and died in 2004.

The book is already a top-seller, launching days early yesterday after Trump's White House failed to silence the book.

In his latest online onslaught, Mr Trump accused his critics of trying to make an issue of his "mental stability and intelligence". "Rather, he absorbs the atmosphere and gossip swirling around him at cocktail parties, on the street, and especially during those long lunches".

NBC News has not confirmed much of the book.

Kenosha isn't alone. Bookstores across the nation sold out of the book within hours - and in some cases minutes.

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