Official in White House openly criticized Trump anonymously in New York Time
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https://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-45452960

Trump urges inquiry into anonymous New York Times editorial
7 September 2018

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US President Donald Trump has urged the justice department to investigate an anonymous New York Times article by an official in his administration.
He said Attorney General Jeff Sessions "should be investigating who the author of that piece was because I really believe it's national security".
Mr Trump also said he was considering taking action against the newspaper, causing its share price to dip.
But it is unclear what legal grounds any prosecutor could act on.
The Department of Justice said in response: "The department does not confirm, deny or otherwise acknowledge the existence or non-existence of investigations."
Meanwhile, the New York Times said in a statement: "We're confident that the Department of Justice understands that the First Amendment protects all American citizens and that it would not participate in such a blatant abuse of government power."
"The president's threats both underscore why we must safeguard the identity of the writer of this op-ed and serve as a reminder of the importance of a free and independent press."
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Mr Trump was asked by reporters aboard Air Force One on Friday whether he was was considering taking action over the New York Times op-ed.

"We're going to see," said Mr Trump, who was on his way to a rally in North Dakota. "I'm looking at that right now."
Members of his administration and inner circle from the vice-president downwards have been lining up to condemn the column and deny authorship.
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Kentucky Senator Rand Paul has urged Mr Trump to conduct lie detector tests to find out who wrote the piece.
In Wednesday's column, the writer slammed Mr Trump's "amorality" and said a number of US officials were part of a "quiet resistance" inside the administration.
The author said they were "working diligently from within to frustrate parts of his agenda and his worst inclinations".

Trump calls senior official's anonymous editorial 'gutless'
Mr Trump told Fox & Friends in an interview broadcast earlier on Friday that the op-ed was "unfair".
"What's unfair, I don't mind when they write a book and they make lies because it gets discredited," Mr Trump said.
He said it's more difficult "when somebody writes and you can't discredit because you have no idea who they are".
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Laughing
Can I turn 1k into 300k in 60 days? https://sgtalk.org/mybb/Thread-1k-to-300k-in-60-days
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Gov officials in Open Revolt?


Is he a traitor or is he trying to stage a revolt to topple the President?


Very interesting wayang to watch. A mutiny, revolt or a coup attempt?
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Maybe the charge will be either threat to national security or defamation.......
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Trump is a prime example of how western democracy at the end of the day is still same as the rest.... a load of bs
“Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life. Don’t be trapped by dogma – which is living with the results of other people’s thinking. Don’t let the noise of others’ opinions drown out your own inner voice."
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Heard Trump said he only trusts his own family no one else. 29dz8zk
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8-9-2018 10:15 PM
ZhuMingQiang said:
Maybe the charge will be either threat to national security or defamation.......
Those grouped thinkers will keep trying to topple Trump at every turns. Trump wanted to know who the person won't give him face for sure. serious time?.
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8-9-2018 10:34 PM
Blin said:
Those grouped thinkers will keep trying to topple Trump at every turns. Trump wanted to know who the person won't give him face for sure. serious time?.


Either D-day to New York Times or D-day to POTUS........ Surprised
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8-9-2018 10:39 PM
ZhuMingQiang said:
Either D-day to New York Times or D-day to POTUS........ Surprised
mass arrest coming for real.under NS & OSA.
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8-9-2018 10:15 PM
ZhuMingQiang said:
Maybe the charge will be either threat to national security or defamation.......

It will be a better world if Trump is impeached............
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