The senior official goes on to list a number of qualities in Trump that are not beneficial to a presidency: an " impetuous, adversarial, petty and ineffective" style of leadership; "impulsiveness result [ing] in half-baked, ill-informed and occasionally reckless decisions", and " impulses [that] are generally anti-trade and anti-democratic".
- The president after making a speech condemning white supremacists over violence in Charlottesville: "That was the biggest f****** mistake I've made". "None of them voted for a gutless, anonymous source to the failing New York Times". Major newspapers nearly never publish unnamed op-ed pieces.
"If the failing New York Times has a failing editorial - can you believe?"
President Trump denounced an op ed published by The New York Times in which an unnamed senior administration official wrote that his erratic and unstable behavior is being restrained by a "quiet resistance" within the White House team. And it is likely to compound Trump's sense of paranoia that he is surrounded by advisers who may be duplicitous and untrustworthy.
He said the early release of information from the book this week was created to interfere with confirmation hearings for Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, "which I don't think it's done". "I will say this, nobody has done what this administration's done in terms of getting things passed and getting things through". "This is what we have to deal with", Trump said.
President Trump responded to the article, declaring it "really a disgrace".
An anonymous senior Trump official published a blistering op-ed Wednesday in the New York Times denouncing the president and describing a "resistance" within his own administration working against him. The writer, identified only as a senior Trump administration official, said that he and others in government have vowed to thwart the president's "more misguided impulses until he is out of office".
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Defence Secretary Jim Mattiss also released a statement on the quotes attributed to him which said Trump had the understanding of a 'fifth or sixth grader'.
It was then that they decided on a more conventional airstrike that trump had ultimately ordered.
A defiant Mr Trump, holding an event with sheriffs at the White House, lashed out at the Times for publishing the op-ed. So we don't know if this resolves the problem of whether the president will sit down and talk to Mueller or not.
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.
Woodward gained national fame for his reporting on the Watergate scandal in the 1970s and has since written a number of books that provide behind-the-scenes glimpses of presidential administrations and other Washington institutions.
Trump spoke to reporters in the Oval Office Wednesday. But if the president needs assurance that Woodward is an able journalist, he only needs to look as far as his own tweets.
"It may be cold comfort in this chaotic era, but Americans should know that there are adults in the room", the official writes.