Newly released excerpts from ‘A Warning’ written by an anonymous White House official paint a wild picture of the Trump presidency
The Washington Post published excerpts from “A Warning” the highly-anticipated book by an anonymous White House official Thursday evening.
The 259-page book, which is set to be released on November 19, claims to provide an inside perspective on the Trump administration.
The anonymous author alleges scenes of chaos behind the walls of the White House — from the president’s degrading comments about women to the frenzy of officials trying to clean up the mess after Trump’s overnight Twitter meltdowns.
Ahead of the book’s upcoming release, White House Press Secretary Stephanie Grisham dismissed the authenticity of author and the book, calling it a “work of fiction.”
The Justice Department also sent a letter to the publishers saying that the book might violate “one or more nondisclosure agreements.”
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The Washington Post published quotes from “A Warning” the highly-anticipated book by an anonymous White House official, on Thursday evening.
The 259-page book, which is set to be released on November 19, claims to detail an inside perspective on the Trump administration, alleging scenes of chaos behind the walls of the White House. The Post obtained a copy before its release.
It is unclear if the author, who goes by the pen name “Anonymous,” is a current or former White House official. “Anonymous” rose in prominence following an explosive op-ed published in The New York Times titled, “I Am Part of the Resistance Inside the Trump Administration.”
The author stands by using the anonymous moniker in the book, stating that it is because “this debate is not about me.”
“It is about us,” the author wrote. “It is about how we want the presidency to reflect our country, and that is where the discussion should center. Some will call this ‘cowardice.’ My feelings are not hurt by the accusation. Nor am I unprepared …read more
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