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Offbeat Trump eyes 'four or five' people who may be behind anonymous NYT article

18:05  08 september  2018
18:05  08 september  2018 Source:   foxnews.com

NY Times publishes anonymous op-ed from Trump official working to 'thwart' his 'worst inclinations'

  NY Times publishes anonymous op-ed from Trump official working to 'thwart' his 'worst inclinations' The New York Times on Wednesday published an anonymous op-ed written by an author who claimed to be one of a number of Trump administration officials working to "thwart" President Trump's "worst inclinations."In the piece, titled, Load Error

President Trump on Friday said he knows “ four or five ” people who could be the “senior official” behind a bombshell New York Times op-ed that has sparked an internal hunt for the official who penned it. The op-ed, published Wednesday, describes a secret inside plot to protect the country from

President Trump on Friday said he knows “ four or five ” people who could be the “senior official” behind a bombshell New York Times op-ed that has sparked an internal hunt for the official who penned it. The op-ed, published Wednesday, describes a secret inside plot to protect the country from

Donald Trump wearing a suit and tie© Provided by Fox News Network LLC President Trump on Friday said he knows “four or five” people who could be the “senior official” behind a bombshell New York Times op-ed that has sparked an internal hunt for the official who penned it.

The op-ed, published Wednesday, describes a secret inside plot to protect the country from President Trump’s “misguided impulses" and said there were “early whispers” of a possible Cabinet coup to boot Trump out of office via the 25th Amendment.

"This isn’t the work of the so-called deep state," the author claimed. "It’s the work of the steady state."

Trump blasts NYT after newspaper prints anonymous op-ed on internal 'resistance'

  Trump blasts NYT after newspaper prints anonymous op-ed on internal 'resistance' President Trump on Wednesday lashed out at The New York Times for printing what he deemed a "gutless" op-ed piece in which an anonymous senior administration official describes efforts from within the administration to push back against the president."When you tell me a"When you tell me about some anonymous source within the administration, probably who's failing and probably here for all the wrong reasons, and The New York Times is failing," Trump said at a White House event.

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President Trump on Friday said knows “ four or five ” people who could be the “senior official” behind a bombshell New York Times op-ed that has sparked a hunt for the senior official who penned it.

While the author acknowledged the “bright spots” in the administration’s agenda, including deregulation and “historic tax reform,” the piece said that those victories came despite Trump’s leadership style — described as “impetuous, adversarial, petty and ineffective.”

In an interview with North Dakota television station KVLY on Friday, Trump was asked if he had an idea as to who wrote the piece. He was in Fargo to campaign for GOP Senate candidate Kevin Cramer.

TRUMP CALLS ON SESSIONS TO INVESTIGATE ANONYMOUS NYT OP-ED

“I could think of four or five, mostly people that either I don’t like or don’t respect,” he said. While he didn’t name names, he predicted that the identity would be become public and said people think it’s “disgusting” the piece would be published.

Sanders Blasts 'Coward' Op-Ed Writer

  Sanders Blasts 'Coward' Op-Ed Writer "He is not putting country first, but putting himself and his ego ahead of the will of the American people," Sanders said.“The individual behind this piece has chosen to deceive, rather than support, the duly elected President of the United States,” Sanders wrote in a statement. “He is not putting country first, but putting himself and his ego ahead of the will of the American people. This coward should do the right thing and resign.

Trump eyes ' four or five ' people who may be behind anonymous NYT article . Conway: Op-ed writer wanted to 'create chaos'. President Trump , in an exclusive " Fox & Friends " interview with Pete Hegseth, blasted the anonymous He speculated, “ It may be a deep state person who ’s been

WHODUNNIT? President Donald J. Trump says he knows “ four or five ” people who could be the “senior official” behind a bombshell New York Times op-ed that

Trump advisor Kellyanne Conway told CNN in an interview that Trump believes it’s “somebody in national security” and said she doesn’t think it is a White House official.

Earlier Friday, Trump called for Attorney General Jeff Sessions to investigate the identity of the op-ed, and also mulled taking action against the Times.

Trump, in an earlier interview with “Fox & Friends,” said the Times should not have even had the piece.

“It’s treason, you could call it a lot of things,” he said, repeating a statement he made on Twitter earlier this week.

MELANIA TRUMP ACCUSES ANONYMOUS NYT OP-ED WRITER OF 'SABOTAGING' THE COUNTRY

But he went on to complain that the author’s anonymity made the article difficult to combat.

“What’s unfair, I don’t mind when they write a book and they make lies because it gets discredited,” he told Pete Hegseth, adding that it’s challenging “when somebody writes and you can’t discredit because you have no idea who they are.”

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

Nikki Haley publishes Post op-ed slamming anonymous Times author .
U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley penned an op-ed in The Washington Post on Friday in response to an anonymous letter from a senior administration staffer published in The New York Times detailing an effort from the author to thwart Trump's "worst inclinations" in the White House.Haley argues in the piece that concerns with the president's actions should be brought to his attention publicly, arguing that she has done so on several occaisions since joining the Trump administration last year."I, too, am a senior Trump administration official.

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