Publisher says Woodward book sales largest in its history
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Publisher Simon & Schuster announced Tuesday that Bob Woodward's "Fear," his new book on the Trump White House, broke their record for first-week sales.

Once the new round of printing is completed, copies of "Fear" in print will reach over 1.2 million, according to the publisher.

"Fear: Trump in the White House" had previously set the record for most sales on the first day of release for Simon & Schuster with 750,000.

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The investigative book written by Woodward, a Washington Post associate editor who first gained fame through his coverage of the Watergate scandal, was released Sep. 11.

Its release was met with significant pushback from President TrumpDonald John TrumpFederal watchdog accuses VOA parent company of wrongdoing under Trump appointee Lawsuit alleges 200K Georgia voters were wrongly purged from registration list Ivanka Trump gives deposition in lawsuit alleging misuse of inauguration funds MORE and his White House.

Trump called the book "a con on the public" consisting of quotes that are "made up frauds." Chief of staff John KellyJohn Francis KellyMORE, Secretary of Defense James MattisJames Norman MattisThe Hill's Morning Report - Presented by Mastercard - GOP angst in Georgia; confirmation fight looms Biden under pressure to remove Trump transgender military ban quickly Progressive House Democrats urge Biden against Defense chief with contractor ties MORE, and Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki HaleyNimrata (Nikki) HaleyKatko fends off Democratic opponent in New York race Potential 2024 Republicans flock to Georgia amid Senate runoffs The Memo: GOP mulls its future after Trump MORE are among those who have publicly disputed accounts pertaining to them in "Fear."