Mr Wolff's new book, which has shot to the top of the bestseller list on Amazon after being released four days early, has clearly riled the President and he used a rare news conference during a retreat with Republican leadership to reinforce what he sees as a stellar list of life achievements.
Trump has been far more likely to jet off to his own properties on the weekends - Mar-a-Lago in Palm Beach and his golf club in Bedminster, New Jersey - than to visit Camp David, which was converted into a presidential retreat by President Franklin D. Roosevelt in the 1940s. Trump said Bannon had "lost his mind".
Donald Trump met with Republican congressional leaders on Saturday to discuss the agenda for 2018. The president's lawyer sent a cease-and-desist letter to the book's publisher and is threatening to sue Wolff.
In his address to reporters, Trump - an Ivy League graduate - was ready for questions about a book that portrays him as a leader who doesn't understand the weight of his office.
"This result is not good for the president, especially coming off the loss of his endorsed candidate in the Alabama Senate race", Monmouth University Polling Institute director Patrick Murray said in a statement, referencing Moore's unprecedented defeat. And he also said, as he has repeatedly, that there has been no collusion and has been no crime and that his team is cooperating with the Mueller investigation.
The White House has said its next top priorities are a plan to invest in roads, bridges and other infrastructure, and an overhaul of welfare programs.
Donald Trump's staff reportedly extended an olive branch to Mitch McConnell to resolve tension between the two last summer, and the Senate majority leader blew him off - to get a haircut.
Trump and party leaders face a January 19 deadline on passing legislation to prevent a government shutdown. Despite working well with Trump, longtime Senator Sen.
"Each one of them is different", said John Kinnaird, the mayor of Thurmont.
The gathering at Camp David, with a number of members of his cabinet, is supposed to be a weekend for Mr Trump to concentrate on their agenda for 2018. The lawmakers were treated to a movie Friday night: "The Greatest Showman", a 2017 musical that celebrates the vision of P.T. Barnum, who created the Barnum & Bailey Circus.
The president is inviting a bipartisan group of senators to sit down this week to discuss a negotiated deal.
He said he wants a fix for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, which protects 700,000 young immigrants from deportation but expires on March 5.
The same book that's sparking the latest round of 25th Amendment conversations, in fact, includes a telling detail that underscores the point that invoking the 25th Amendment represents an impossible dream thanks to Republican leaders' willingness to tolerate the president.
Democrats, under pressure from immigration advocates, have threatened to withhold support for future spending legislation without an extension on DACA.
"It's very hard to make any progress on working out the detailed numbers until you have a topline", Reich said in a telephone interview.
Even though Republicans control both chambers, Democrats have leverage because any resolution will need at least 60 votes to get through the Senate. Dean Heller, R-Nev., "will have a hard path to re-election". "We hope that we're going to be able to work out an arrangement with the Democrats", he said.
Called "My Next Guest Needs No Introduction with David Letterman", the six-episode series will also feature interviews with actor George Clooney, rapper Jay-Z, radio shock jock Howard Stern, comedian Tina Fey and Pakistani education activist and Nobel Peace Prize victor Malala Yousafzai, the streaming service said. And he predicted legislative victories. For weeks, party leaders have debated whether they should tack right and peruse red-meat legislation like entitlement reform, or take on subjects they believe can win bipartisan support such as infrastructure.