"They should be concerned about putting out information that's not true". According to the president, he never even gave him a quote.
Others however decided the video appearance represented a golden opportunity.
The book has received so much buzz, the release date got moved up from Tuesday to Friday, Jan. 5.
White House aides have depicted the book as a work of fiction.
On Thursday Rebekah Mercer issued a statement distancing her family from Bannon. In response to that, they actually decided to go ahead and release it early, so it came out this week.
Sanders says staffers now see a side of Steve Bannon that is "very, very disappointing". "One hundred percent of the people around him" question Trump's fitness for office, Wolff continued. Colbert joked. "I agree with Steve Bannon?".
An Associated Press White House reporter breaks down the controversial book 'Fire and Fury' by Michael Wolff.
On Friday afternoon, no copies were available at Barnes & Noble locations at the Concord and Christiana malls. "File it under fiction, right next to the Russian collusion narrative".
Now, stories on the site about the fallout between Trump and his former chief strategist are followed by a barrage of angry internet commentators who have turned on their maker. During an interview on NBC-TV Friday morning, Wolff maintained that he "absolutely" spoke with Trump. "Too bad!" the president tweeted Saturday.
This friend says Trump bragged to him that one of the joys that made "life worth living" was having sex with the wives of his friends. "I wasn't gonna buy the book". Various other tidbits from "Fire and Fury" have also been released, prompting the White House to smear Wolff by referring to the book as "pure fiction". The current head of Breitbart News allegedly told Wolff that Donald Trump Jr's meeting with Russians at Trump Tower in June 2016 was "treasonous" and "unpatriotic".
Meanwhile, the Justice Department is launching another probe into Clinton's use of a private email server when she was secretary of state, The Daily Beast reported Thursday. And throughout the day, they had more than 100 phone calls asking about it.
The drama began Wednesday when Bannon was quoted in an excerpt from author Wolff's book, Fire and Fury.