Tags: klein | amateur | obama | book

Ed Klein: Obama Trying to Discredit 'Amateur' Findings

Tuesday, 05 Jun 2012 12:41 PM

By Jim Meyers and Kathleen Walter

Share:
  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Print  
|  A   A  
  Copy Shortlink
The Obama administration has sought to discredit Ed Klein’s explosive new book about the president, but “Amateur: Barack Obama in the White House” is No. 1 on the New York Times’ list of best-sellers for the second straight week.

Klein’s book is buttressed by nearly 200 interviews with people close to Obama, and features blockbuster disclosures about one of the most secretive White Houses.

Klein is the former editor-in-chief of the New York Times Magazine, former foreign editor of Newsweek, and a contributing editor to Vanity Fair. He sat down in New York with former Congressman and Newsmax columnist John LeBoutillier for an exclusive interview about Klein’s expose.

Note: Get Ed Klein’s "Amateur" for Just $4.95 with Special Offer – Save $23! Click Here Now

LeBoutillier asked Klein about the administration’s reaction to the book.
“It’s been very interesting,” Klein said.

“The White House has tried, sort of, to ignore it but they have said oh, this is just fiction, it didn’t happen, he made it all up. This is in the face of the fact that I interviewed the president’s physician, who has been his internist for 23 years, on the record. I interviewed the president’s colleagues at the University of Chicago law school, on the record, and I interviewed the Rev. Jeremiah Wright for three hours on tape, and none of that could obviously been made up.

“What else can they do? They have no comeback.

“It’s sort of like what can Barack Obama say about his record, given the fact that it’s so bad? What can he say about this book? He can’t say anything because it’s all factual.”


See the excerpt of the Newsmax interview with Klein:



© 2014 Newsmax. All rights reserved.

Share:
  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Print  
  Copy Shortlink
Around the Web
Join the Newsmax Community
>> Register to share your comments with the community.
>> Login if you are already a member.
blog comments powered by Disqus
 
Email:
Retype Email:
Country
Zip Code:
 
Hot Topics
Follow Newsmax
Like us
on Facebook
Follow us
on Twitter
Add us
on Google Plus
Around the Web
You May Also Like

Book: Secret Service Threatened to Shoot Mets Mascot

Friday, 18 Apr 2014 07:34 AM

The mascot for the New York Mets received a stern warning from the Secret Service during a visit then-President Bill Cli . . .

Rep. Farenthold Says Contempt Bill Aimed at Restoring Power to Congress

Friday, 18 Apr 2014 06:29 AM

Texas Republican Rep. Blake Farenthold said Thursday a bill he's introduced to withhold Attorney General Eric Holder's p . . .

Admiral McRaven: Suicide Among Special Forces at Record Levels

Friday, 18 Apr 2014 06:09 AM

Suicides among U.S. special operations forces, including elite Navy SEALs and Army Rangers, are at record levels, a U.S. . . .

Newsmax, Moneynews, and Independent. American. are registered trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc. Newsmax TV, NewsmaxWorld, NewsmaxHealth, are trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc.

 
NEWSMAX.COM
America's News Page
©  Newsmax Media, Inc.
All Rights Reserved