The 448-page forthcoming book chronicles a “nervous breakdown” of the Trump White House, with Woodward giving an account of an increasingly unhinged president.
"I've known him and interviewed him for over 20 years. I'm very comfortable with him and I can't wait to start."
Gary Cohn is the latest White House departure
The president's top economic adviser reportedly told Trump he was "brilliant" to improve his chances of bringing the conversation to a close.
On Friday, the president-elect offered Goldman Sachs president Gary Cohn a job running the National Economic Council, where he'd advise Trump on US and global economic policy matters.