From Mediaite: Today’s Matt Lauer put author Jodi Kantor on the heat seat Monday morning over her controversial new book, The Obamas, which claims — among other things — that there are tensions between White House staff and the First Lady.

“Did you talk to the President and First Lady while researching the book?” Lauer pressed.

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Lauer presented pushback from the White House, which called her book an “overdramatization of old news.”

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