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Trump Sues Bob Woodward for Using Recordings of Presidential Interviews

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Trump Sues Bob Woodward , for Using Recordings of , Presidential Interviews.
Trump Sues Bob Woodward , for Using Recordings of , Presidential Interviews.
Attorneys for former President Donald Trump filed the suit against the iconic journalist on Jan. 30.
At issue is the Oct. release of Woodward's book, 'The Trump Tapes: Bob Woodward's Twenty Interviews with President Donald Trump.".
Trump claims that while
he did authorize the use
of the interviews for
Woodward's book 'Rage,'.
... the use of the interviews in audiobook form equates
to a broken promise on the part of the journalist.
President Trump told
Woodward numerous times
that the Interviews were to be used by Woodward—and
Woodward only—, Court Documents Filed by Trump's Attorneys,
via NBC News.
... for the sole purpose of accurately quoting President Trump for the 'written word,'
i.e., 'Rage,' and not for any
other purpose, Court Documents Filed by Trump's Attorneys,
via NBC News.
... including providing, marketing, or selling the Interviews to the public,
press, or the media, in any
way, shape, or form, Court Documents Filed by Trump's Attorneys,
via NBC News.
Woodward decided to exploit, usurp, and capitalize upon President Trump’s voice by releasing the Interview Sound Recordings of their interviews with President Trump in the form of an audiobook, Court Documents Filed by Trump's Attorneys,
via NBC News.
Woodward's lawyers responded to the suit, promising an aggressive legal defense.
Former President Trump’s lawsuit is without merit
and we will aggressively
defend against it. , Statement Released by Woodward and Publisher, via NBC News.
All these interviews were on the record and recorded with President Trump’s knowledge and agreement. , Statement Released by Woodward and Publisher, via NBC News.
Moreover, it is in the public interest to have this historical record in Trump’s own words. We are confident that the facts and the law are in our favor, Statement Released by Woodward and Publisher, via NBC News.
Trump stated on Jan. 30 that the audiobook “was an open and blatant attempt to make me look as bad as possible.”