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Trump slams New York Times ‘ op-ed in the Montana rally
List of New York Times anonymous source denials to continue to grow. Handle Jenkins reports.
President Trump, called Friday for attorney General Jeff Sessions, a study on the identity of the anonymous author behind the explosive op-ed published earlier this week in The New York Times.
The President has been published on a tear since the column, told reporters aboard Air Force One, the opinion piece critical of his leadership of a “national security” Problem.
Asked whether he would take action against the times, Trump said: “we’ll see, I’m looking forward to this now.”
The op-ed, written by an unnamed “senior” official, described a secret inside effort to protect the country, the “misguided impulses of Trump.” You stirred a furious hunt for the author, while a number of Cabinet officials and others have to deny scrambled eggs responsibility and condemn the writer.
Trump, in an earlier interview with “Fox & Friends” says the should not Change, even had the piece.
“It is a betrayal, a lot of things could call it that,” he said, and repeated a statement he made on Twitter earlier this week.
But he continued to complain that the author made the anonymity to fight the PCs.
“What is unfair, I don’t mind if you write a book, and you do, because it is discredited,” he said to Pete Hegseth, adding that it is a challenge “, if someone writes and you don’t discredit, because they have no idea who you are.”
It is unclear whether the meetings would examine each movement. He and Trump have a deteriorating relationship with the President repeatedly and publicly faulting meetings recused him for the course of the Russia-probe, of which self – ultimately to the appointment of a special counsel.
When Trump complained last month that the meetings “acquisitions are never in control” of the DOJ, sessions put up a strongly worded statement saying: “While I will be the office of the Prosecutor General, the actions of the Department of Justice is not improperly influenced by political considerations.”
The Associated Press contributed to this report.