Many have pointed out that the term "senior administration official" is a relatively broad term. "[Donald Trump] has a clear governing vision for the country and his record of results is remarkable".
Senior staff in key United States national security and economic policy roles charged the article's writer with cowardice, disloyalty and acting against America's interests in harsh terms that mimicked the president's own words.
Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats, Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin, budget director Mick Mulvaney and others denied authorship of the article.
He told reporters, "It's not mine" and said The Times should not "have chosen to take a disgruntled deceptive bad actor's word for anything and put it in their newspaper". It may be a deep state person.
In one eye-opening passage, the writer says cabinet members initially considered invoking the 25th Amendment of the US Constitution, which provides for the president's removal if he is "unable to discharge the powers and duties of his office".
Mr. Trump has fumed about the anonymous op-ed that was first published online Wednesday.
The editors of the newspaper know the identity of the senior administration official, which has not been revealed to protect his job.The White House has called for the resignation of the anonymous official and launched an intense investigation to find out who wrote the highly damaging op-ed.
Speculation over the author's identity was not limited to the White House - much of Washington was buzzing with rumours and speculation.
White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders released a statement in which she described the piece as "a new low for the so-called paper of record'".
"But what was said in there is a reflection of what we hear from many Republicans around the country - not in Congress", she said. "You can call it a lot of things", the president said in an interview with Fox & Friends host Pete Hegseth before his political rally in Montana.
Tiger Woods watches his tee shot on the third hole during the first round of the BMW Championship golf tournament at Aronimink GC. This is the first time Woods has shared a PGA Tour lead after any round since capturing the 2013 WGC-Cadillac Championship.
Florence's maximum sustained winds were 75 miles per hour as it moved to the west-northwest at 12 miles per hour . As Tropical Storm Gordon heads toward the MS coast, we asked if the storm will affect Fort Worth.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi termed the incident "deeply unfortunate" and hoped for the speedy recovery of the injured. Majerhat bridge in South Kolkata has collapsed. "Hard to gauge enormity of tragedy as yet looking at visuals".
Bournemouth veteran Jermain Defoe says Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Alexandre Lacazette must be Arsenal's attacking combination. Danny Ward cancelled out Auba's strike before Lacazette netted an 81st-minute victor following some fine work by Lucas Torreira.
Chief Executive Officer Mark Parker apologized for the company's work culture in May to employees in a company-wide meeting. That policy has yet to go into effect as negotiations between the league and the players' union over the policy continue.
In July he shocked investors by announcing on Twitter that he had funding secured to take his auto firm Tesla private. Tesla shares were volatile Friday morning amid a flawless storm of chaotic news for the embattled electric carmaker.
Kim insisted that formally ending the Korean War had nothing to do with USA troops stationed in South Korea , Chung said. Seoul and Pyongyang both want a declaration to formally end the 1950-53 Korean War, which ended in an armistice.
He called for "a restoration of honesty and decency and lawfulness in our government". "What happened to the Republican party?". OK?" "When you hear how great the economy's doing right now, let's just remember when this recovery started", he said.
After ending a phone call with the commander in chief, Mattis reportedly told his a top aide to ignore the president's order. I think you've always been fair. " I stole it off his desk ", Cohn told an associate, according to Woodward. "Let's go in.
In the book, Woodward writes about Mattis and Kelly's frustrations about working with the president, at times defying his demands. Here are some of the most revealing and disturbing excerpts from Woodward's book , which will be published on September 11.
Tropical Storm Gordon Develops Monday Morning
Cantrell said the city expects to see impact of the storm beginning late Tuesday and continuing through Wednesday. For now it appears that flooding and storm surge will be the primary concerns for areas near landfall.
Aretha had no will; what will happen to her estate?
Aretha's phenomenal career spanned five decades and saw her win 18 Grammy awards and sell more than 75 million records. Former president Bill Clinton joked that he and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton were "Aretha groupies".