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.

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 TrumpRosenstein expected to leave DOJ next month: reports Allies wary of Shanahan's assurances with looming presence of Trump States file lawsuit seeking to block Trump's national emergency declaration 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 MattisAllies wary of Shanahan's assurances with looming presence of Trump Congress closer to forcing Trump’s hand on Saudi support Trump nominates ambassador to Turkey MORE, and Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki HaleyNimrata (Nikki) HaleyFour names emerge for UN position: report Heather Nauert withdraws her name from consideration for UN ambassador job United Methodist churches may cut ties with denomination over push to allow LGBT ministers MORE are among those who have publicly disputed accounts pertaining to them in "Fear."