The op-ed author wrote that Trump administration officials were a check on the president's erratic behavior, including some of his decisions on foreign policy and national security.
Everyone, including President Donald Trump, wants to know who wrote the bombshell op-ed published by the New York Times.
The op-ed described Trump's leadership style as "impetuous, adversarial, petty and ineffective". "[Donald Trump] has a clear governing vision for the country and his record of results is remarkable".
The 25th Amendment can be used by the Vice President and a majority of Cabinet officials to remove the President if he "is unable to discharge the powers and duties of his office".
Pelosi mused about "who wrote it, who has denied it already".
More than two dozen Trump administration officials have denied being the author, amid fevered speculation over the identity of the writer.
Let's just hope this saga doesn't end like this.
Pompeo said if the piece is true, the Times should not have chosen to, "take a disgruntled, deceptive, bad actors' word for anything and put it in their newspaper".
White House aides have reportedly launched their own witch hunt for the senior official, with some resorting to contacting reporters to find out who knows what.
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White House counselor Kellyanne Conway, for her part, seemed more flippant during an interview with Laura Ingraham on Fox News on Wednesday night.
"I think Jeff should be investigating who the author of that piece was, because I think it's national security", Trump told reporters aboard Air Force One.
They're saying 'senior administration official, ' that could be many people.
Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.), meanwhile, advised President Trump to start giving lie detector tests throughout the administration. "So if some in the White House think correcting this behind the scenes is a consolation, I don't think it's good enough", she said.
According to the Times, the White House has a list of 12 people it suspects of authoring the article.
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Trump hit back accusing what he described as the "failing" New York Times of publishing a "gutless editorial".
Drawing on hundreds of hours of interviews, the respected White House chronicler describes a coalition of like-minded aides plotting to prevent the U.S. president from destroying the world trade system, undermining national security, and sparking wars.