CNN’s Wolf Blitzer Points Out Trump Official Who Has Yet to Deny They Wrote New York Times Op-Ed
There is much speculation about the author of the anonymous New York Times opinion article that broadsided the Trump presidency and claimed that there were resisters from within the president’s own administration who “have vowed to thwart parts of his agenda and his worst inclinations.”
Since then numerous Trump administration officials — Attorney General Jeff Sessions, Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats, Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen and others — have put out statements denying that they are the author of the controversial op-ed which Trump blasted as “gutless” and the White House claimed was the act of a “coward.”
However, on his CNN show on Thursday, Wolf Blitzer noted a big hint may be in a senior official who has chosen to stay mum and not issue a denial, namely White House chief of staff John Kelly.
“John Kelly issued a statement denying that he called the president an idiot in Bob Woodward’s book. As far as we know he hasn’t issued any statement in the aftermath of this op-ed in The New York Times, let’s see what happens. ” Blitzer said, fueling speculation — also made by others on CNN — that the military term using anonymous NYT op-ed writer may be Kelly himself.
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