White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders branded the piece "pathetic, reckless, and selfish" and condemned the Times for publishing it.
A spokesman for Vice President Mike Pence strongly denied Thursday that he was the author of a New York Times op-ed who claimed to be part of a "resistance" effort within the administration, as frenzied speculation continued about who penned the piece.
In the op-ed titled "I Am Part of the Resistance Inside the Trump Administration", the official said he and like-minded colleagues have vowed to thwart parts of the president's agenda and his worst inclinations. Trump, the essay contends, has no discernible principles that guide him in his decision-making process. "Deep state" anyone? An anonymous op-ed by a senior administration official will only further his belief that everyone really is out to get him!
"We fully recognise what is happening". The administration found in Woodward's book is one racked with anxiety over the president's erratic behaviors, where everyone is a potential target of Trump's belittlement. The author calls Trump "anti-trade and anti-democratic".
In the anonymous essay, the U.S. president is being painted as the enemy of the people who has little concerns for American values or Republican agenda.
Trump spoke with Woodward over the phone on August 14 and expressed regret over not getting to speak to him for the book.
The official's piece described a "two-track" presidency in which Trump says one thing and his staff consciously does another, for example with regard to what he called the president's "preference for autocrats and dictators".
The New York Times said publishing the essay anonymously is "the only way to deliver an important perspective" to its readers.
Mr Trump unloaded against the Woodward book, labelling the tell-all memoir "a work of fiction" as West Wing staff scrambled to rebut its vivid depictions of White House dysfunction.
Yes, this is likely more the result of the "senior administration official" keeping his/her job and avoiding the crush that would land on him/her if the op-ed had a byline.
It was not immediately clear what, if any, steps were being taken by the White House to attempt to unmask the writer.
Trump also said The New York Times, news channel CNN and "all of these phony media outlets" will be out of business soon. The Left will expunge the supposed stench of Trump-association from the author, and he or she will be held up as the model of the Republican all other Republicans should follow.
The Defence secretary is said to have told the President that he would "get right on it" after being told to "f****** kill the lot of them" - but then dismissed his order. The piece closes: There is a quiet resistance within the administration of people choosing to put country first.
So rather than risk the invocation of the Constitution's 25th Amendment, the prescribed route for removing a president, the writer boasts that 'we will do what we can to steer the administration in the right direction until - one way or another - it's over'.
Rouhani: Iran will export crude oil despite US pressure A second phase of sanctions targeting Iran's crucial oil industry and banking sector will be reinstated on November 5. Beijing, for its part, has threatened to retaliate with $60 billion worth of new duties on USA imports to China .
Presumably, Bell will be looking for more. "If Adisa (Bakari) would like to talk further, he has the phone number to our offices". The Steelers are 3.5-point favorites at Cleveland in Week 1 (opened at -6.5) and remain 10-1 to win the Super Bowl.
I still agree with the overall message - what do we do now [as a program]? "If they don't win the national title, I'm not happy". In his last three seasons, he hauled in 249 passes while racking up 3,503 yards and 39 touchdowns.
She eventually jumps into the passenger seat of a Nissan SUV just as police arrive and block the alleged attempted carjacking. She then proceeded to speed past traffic, went over a central reservation and even into the path of oncoming vehicles.
It's tournament football but not as we know it, as the brand new UEFA Nations League prepares to get underway on Thursday. Group 1 of League C has three teams while the rest have four and League D groups all have four teams each.
Chris Collins, of NY , and Duncan Hunter, of California, who were both, separately, indicted on federal charges last month. Chris Coons, a Democrat, on Tuesday afternoon called Trump's tweet on Sessions "unprecedented". "Obviously", said Rep.
Until Osaka's run this year, the best NY performance by a Japanese woman was 2004 when Shinobu Asagoe reached the quarterfinals. Open semifinals and the first to reach any Grand Slam semifinal since Kimiko Date did it in 1996 at Wimbledon.
And it was a good thing to happen because now I can take what I learned in that relationship and apply it to future relationships. The 26-year-old was then eliminated from the show, clearly heartbroken by not being able to continue things with Becca.
Huesca drew closer just before the halftime whistle, with Alejandro Gallar Falguera scoring in the 42nd minute. The Argentine also hit the bar and added a second on the counter-attack, as well as assisting two goals.
President Barack Obama, angered by what he saw as an attack on free speech, directed that sanctions be imposed on Pyongyang. The complaint also alleges that Park was in China in 2014, but returned to North Korea shortly before the Sony attack.
One of America's most prominent sex symbols, he was known for posing nude in Cosmopolitan magazine in 1972. Years later, with a mustache gone gray, he suffered from health issues that included open heart surgery.
Jon Kyl has been shepherding Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh through the Senate. "He is a man without comparable peer", Mr. Kyl, 76, served alongside McCain in the Senate for almost two decades and rose to the No. 2 position of Senate Republican whip.
Russia joins Iran in support of Syrian Idlib offensive
Ankara last week added Tahrir al-Sham to its list of designated terrorist groups. "We're going to be much more measured". The French Foreign Ministry is "ready to act" if Assad uses lethal chemical weapons, it said in a statement on Monday.
The stunning run of Naomi Osaka at the US Open
Until Osaka's run this year, the best NY performance by a Japanese woman was 2004 when Shinobu Asagoe reached the quarter-finals. Osaka had reached the Australian Open last-16 in January in her previous best run at the majors.
Amsterdam attack suspect had 'terrorist motive'
Ambassador Pete Hoekstra issued a written statement saying embassy officials had been in touch with the victims or their families. Two US men, both 38, were seriously injured when they were attacked by a knife-wielding man at Amsterdam's busy Centraal Station.