Trump aides: anonymous 'resistance' op-ed is national security risk

Trump aides: anonymous 'resistance' op-ed is national security riskDonald Trump speaks in North Carolina last month. The Trump administration warned of a potential national security risk related to an opinion piece published last week in which an anonymous administration official declared he or she was working from the inside to subvert the president. “We’ll find out if there was criminal activity involved,” vice-president Mike Pence told Fox News Sunday.


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Pence would take lie detector test over anonymous op-ed 'in a heartbeat' as he plays up national security risk

Pence would take lie detector test over anonymous op-ed 'in a heartbeat' as he plays up national security riskMike Pence has said that he would submit to a lie detector test “in a heartbeat” to prove he was not the author of an anonymous op-ed describing an apparent “resistance” movement within the administration of Donald Trump looking to work against the president. Calling the article an “assault on our democracy,” the vice president dismissed a theory that he was the potential author of the piece because it uses the word “lodestar” – a word Mr Pence has repeatedly used in speeches – as a mere effort to “distract attention” from the Trump’s administration’s achievements. With the president clearly irked by The New York Times op-ed, Mr Pence made clear that he would do whatever Mr Trump needed to prove his own innocence that he was not the “senior administration official” said to be behind the piece.


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Mike Pence: I Would Take A Lie Detector Test About Anonymous NYT Op-Ed 'In A Heartbeat'

  1. Mike Pence: I Would Take A Lie Detector Test About Anonymous NYT Op-Ed ‘In A Heartbeat’  HuffPost
  2. Pence: I’m confident no one on my staff wrote the NYT column  Yahoo News
  3. Pence: Ideas in anonymous New York Times op-ed “an assault on our democracy”  CBS News
  4. With Trump in crisis, Pence waits in his shadow  CNN
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Opinion: 'Anonymous' is a hero

As the first (and, so far, last) “ethics czar” to advise a President and other senior officials on steering the moral helm of a new administration, my job included helping the White House navigate the question: What is the right thing to do? When the answer was obvious, my services were not needed. I was there for the gut-wrenching calls, when we were caught between the Scylla and Charybdis of law and ethics in foggy conditions.


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The Anonymous Resistance

  1. The Anonymous Resistance  Wall Street Journal
  2. Did Trump Once Criticize the Obama White House for ‘Attacking’ Bob Woodward?  Snopes.com
  3. I Am Part of the Resistance Inside the Trump Administration  New York Times
  4. It Wasn’t Me: Pence, Pompeo and a Parade of Administration Officials Deny Writing Op-Ed  New York Times
  5. Trump officials rush to assure the president they didn’t pen op-ed criticizing him  Washington Post
  6. Full coverage


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