One of the key tenants to American fairness is to be able to address your accusers and President Trump wants AG Sessions to investigate and make that very thing happen. Not only that, the President has said that his team is looking at the actions of the New York Times to see if there is legal recourse against them. Maybe the President can give a lesson in how to properly conduct a witch hunt. Right?
As Written and Reported By Sara Carter:
President Trump called for Attorney General Jeff Sessions to launch an investigation into the identity of the anonymous author behind the explosive op-ed published earlier this week in The New York Times.
The president, who has been on a tear ever since the column was posted, told reporters aboard Air Force One that the opinion piece critical of his leadership is a “national security” issue.
Asked if he’d take action against the Times, Trump said: “we’re going to see, I’m looking at that right now.”
The op-ed, written by an unnamed “senior” official, described a secret inside effort to protect the country from Trump’s “misguided impulses.” It touched off a furious hunt for the author, while a slew of Cabinet-level officials and others have scrambled to deny responsibility and condemn the writer.
Trump, in an earlier interview with “Fox & Friends,” said the Times should not have even had the piece.
“It’s treason, you could call it a lot of things,” he said, repeating a statement he made on Twitter earlier this week.
But he went on to complain that the author’s anonymity made the piece difficult to combat.
“What’s unfair, I don’t mind when they write a book and they make lies because it gets discredited,” he told Pete Hegseth, adding that it’s challenging “when somebody writes and you can’t discredit because you have no idea who…..
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