REPORT: Anonymous op-ed writer claims senior Trump officials considered resigning in ‘midnight self-massacre:’ book

NOVEMBER 7, 2019

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The writer of an anonymous New York Times op-ed last year is claiming in a new book that senior administration officials thought about quitting as a large group in a “midnight self-massacre” but decided not to out of fear of destabilizing the government, The Washington Post reported.

The Post obtained a copy of the book “A Warning” by the writer who is described as “a senior official in the Trump administration.”

The article goes on to state the following:

White House Press Secretary Stephanie Grisham told The Hill in a statement that “the book is nothing but lies.”

The Washington Post reports:

White House press secretary Stephanie Grisham derided the book as a “work of fiction” and its anonymous author as a “coward.”

“The coward who wrote this book didn’t put their name on it because it is nothing but lies,” Grisham wrote in an email. “Real authors reach out to their subjects to get things fact-checked — but this person is in hiding, making that very basic part of being a real writer impossible. Reporters who choose to write about this farce should have the journalistic integrity to cover the book as what it is — a work of fiction.”

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