Watergate's Woodward says Times Trump op-ed not up to his standards
10 September, 2018, 09:15 | Author: Bert Pena
The hunt is on in Washington for the author of an anonymous New York Times op-ed who claimed to be part of a "resistance" inside the Trump administration, as Cabinet officials and even Vice PresidentMike Pence felt compelled Thursday to declare they didn't do it.
The New York Times, it would not be inaccurate to say, has been at loggerheads with the Donald Trump administration nearly since the day the real estate mogul-turned-politician took office.
"The Woodward book is a scam", Trump tweeted Friday.
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The White House has dismissed the book as full of "fabricated" stories, and Trump said it has "credibility problems".
According to Woodward, Porter asked the president if the tweet might provoke Kim, to which he replied "it's leader versus leader".
"But it didn't accomplish anything, because Trump's base could care less, the president could care less".
The Times essay was published a day after the release of details from an explosive new book by longtime journalist Bob Woodward that laid bare concerns among Trump aides about the president's judgment.
And Trump said he was expecting to receive a letter in the coming days from Kim, which would be delivered through Secretary of State Mike Pompeo.
Others quickly followed suit to distance themselves from the Times op-ed, which claims there is an effort by a group of conservative administration insiders who are working against Trump. The 167-year-old newspaper has been publishing exposé after exposé about the administration, followed up with op-eds, each more scathing than the next. Cohn and Porter got away with it because Trump "doesn't remember".
The text of the op-ed was pulled apart for clues.
Expressing the resolve of a handful of officials in the Trump administration to thwart Trump's "more misguided impulses", the piece zooms in to what its writer believes to be the fundamental problem: Trump's "amorality".
Kim recently expressed his "unwavering faith" in Trump, and the U.S. president on Sunday praised the North Korean for a military parade that included no nuclear missiles.
Woodward has covered nine presidencies and written 19 books.
Woodward on Sunday brushed off Trump's attacks.
"Anyone who would write an anonymous editorial smearing this president, who has provided extraordinary leadership, should not be working for this administration".
Beyond the anecdotes about his aides, Mr. Trump has pushed back on quotes attributed to him. I say, 'Hey, if I don't know somebody.
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