Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin fired back at the book on Twitter saying: "We have become used to #FakeNews, now we have #FakeBooks!" The bans were immediately protested, and judges initially blocked their implementation.
"I think that would qualify as not smart, but genius.and a very stable genius at that!"
In his book, Wolff describes an increasingly erratic president whose habit of repeating the same anecdotes, word for word, every 30 minutes is now down to every 10 minutes, according to staff accounts.
In March 2016, former Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney said Trump lacked the "temperament of a stable, thoughtful leader".
"They all say he is like a child".
"That's the background to the perception and the understanding that will finally end. this presidency".
Brad Phillips, assistant general manager, said they received more than 30 calls asking about the book the morning of its release.
The 71-year-old Republican president, approaching the first anniversary of his inauguration, responded with fury.
DelGreco said the people who have shown the most interest in "Fire and Fury" aren't her regular readers. Full of lies, misrepresentations and sources that don't exist.
Mr McConnell is expected to address the political landscape ahead of the Senate elections, Associated Press report. "Whether he realised it was an interview or not, I don't know, but it certainly was not off the record".
Some top Republicans see the Bannon breakup as bolstering that group's prospects, with the group no longer competing with Bannon for the money and loyalty of Trump supporters.
Wolff says the book is mostly based on talks with people who have worked closely with the president.
"Steve Mnuchinand [then-Chief of Staff] Reince Priebus, he was an 'idiot, '" Mr. Wolff writes. And for National Security Adviser HR McMaster, he was a "dope".
Trump's lawyers initially tried to block publication of the book, describing it as defamatory and libelous.
Actually, throughout my life, my two greatest assets have been mental stability and being, like, really smart. That theirs is a story being told to us by the White House - and it's our job to sniff it out.
Behind the scenes, though, Trump has been enraged by the betrayal by Bannon - a man who engineered the New York real estate mogul's link to the nationalist far right and helped create a pro-Trump media ecosystem. "He wasn't known as Sloppy Steve Bannon; you named him that yesterday".
But this has been reported countless times already. And it was definitely a D.C. moment: Dingledine found himself flanked by a cluster of cameras - the BBC, Fox News, someone conducting interviews in Turkish, and emissaries of various local TV channels.
But the author of the explosive new book about the Trump White House is standing by his work.
Not up for debate: This has become the biggest must-read Washington book in a generation.
The president wants the public to focus on things such as the rising stock market, which just saw the Dow break through 25,000 as if that barrier were mere tissue, and a jobs report that showed the unemployment rate in the last month of 2017 at a 17-year low.