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 TrumpTrump conversation with foreign leader part of complaint that led to standoff between intel chief, Congress: report Pelosi: Lewandowski should have been held in contempt 'right then and there' Trump to withdraw FEMA chief nominee: report 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 - Trump takes 2020 roadshow to New Mexico Trump needs a national security adviser who 'speaks softly' US could deploy 150 troops to Syria: report MORE, and Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki HaleyNimrata (Nikki) HaleyJuan Williams: Why does Trump fear GOP voters? Can Carl DeMaio save the California GOP? Treasury: US deficit tops trillion in 11 months MORE are among those who have publicly disputed accounts pertaining to them in "Fear."