Attorney says no retraction for explosive Trump book 'Fire and Fury'

A stack of "Fire and Fury" books by writer Michael Wolff sit on a shelf in a bookstore in Richmond, Va., Friday, Jan. 5, 2018. The new book on President Donald Trump is drawn from what he said was regular access to the West Wing and more than 200 interviews, including some three hours with Trump himself. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)

An attorney for the publisher of "Fire and Fury" says no retraction or apology is coming.

President Donald Trump and his supporters have called the book fiction, and Trump attorney Charles J. Harder last week sent a cease-and-desist letter to Henry Holt & Company, threatening legal action.

In a response to Harder that was shared with The Associated Press, Elizabeth A. McNamara of the firm David Wright Tremaine writes that the book is "an accurate report" and says Harder failed to cite any specific errors.

McNamara writes that former Trump adviser Steve Bannon, whose explosive quotes helped make the book a best-seller, spoke "freely and voluntarily" to author Michael Wolff.

McNamara also writes that should Trump sue, the author and publisher are "quite confident" that Trump political and financial documents would prove "particularly relevant" for the defense.

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