Trump rips searing New York Times op-ed from unnamed senior official
07 September, 2018, 08:20 | Author: Christina Harvey
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Trump says he would have liked to speak with Woodward and he says it sounds like it will be a "negative" book. In one scene in the book, Gary Cohn plucks a letter from Trump that would have formally withdrawn the USA from an important trade agreement with South Korea.
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Trump has reacted with fury to the article, describing it as a "gutless editorial".
The official says that Mr Trump has shown a preference for autocrats and dictators over allies, and opposed a strong reaction to the Salisbury poisoning.
Woodward, who rose to fame via his coverage of the Watergate scandal during the Richard Nixon presidency in the early 1970s, is an associate editor at the Washington Post, which published excerpts of the book Tuesday.
The official goes on to say those "successes" (if you want to call them that) "have come despite - not because of - the president's leadership style, which is impetuous, adversarial, petty and ineffective".
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Trump also tweeted out written statements by aides on the Woodward book, including one from his chief of staff. A former official told Politico it was now "open season on the president", and the Post reported that texts were being shared saying the "sleeper cells have awoken".
Moments later, Trump bashed the New York Times in off-the-cuff comments delivered at the White House in which he called the essay "anonymous, meaning gutless".
This op-ed thus supports the narrative pushed by Michael Wolff, author of Fire and Fury, and Bob Woodward, author of the forthcoming Fear, that have made similar claims about Trump aides undermining him while believing that he is incompetent and unsafe.
It's also not created to put the administration on better footing - by allegedly revealing the inner workings of the White House, this staffer has launched a molehunt that will tear apart Trump's inner staff.
"It's just another bad book", Trump told the Daily Caller.
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