>> Well I think it´s a disgrace.>> Vice-President Mike Pence leading the list of US government officials saying on Thursday that they did not write an anonymous newspaper essay that has people wondering whether President Donald Trump has lost control of his own administration.>> The anonymous editorial published in the New York Times represents a new low in American journalism.
>> I'm Andy Sullivan in Washington, where Trump's inner circle is frantically working to unmask the senior administration official, who wrote in the New York Times that they're one of several staffers working against the president, calling him amoral, anti-democratic, a threat to the republic. It's yet another sign that Trump is increasingly isolated, even in his own White House.
White House Press Secretary, Sarah Sanders, calling the writer a coward, urging supporters to flood the New York Times with calls saying the paper is complicit in a deceitful act. Pompeo telling reporters whoever wrote the piece should resign.>> It is sad that you have someone who would make that choice.
I come from a place where if you're not in position to execute the commanders until you have a singular option. And it's to leave.>> The SA building on revelations and a forthcoming book by famed Watergate reporter Bob Woodward, showing staffers insulting Trump behind his back, swiping papers from his desk, and ignoring his orders.
Online gambling sites taking bets on who wrote the piece. Intelligence Director Dan Coats, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis, Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, and United Nations Ambassador Nikki Haley, among the many officials issuing denials. House Speaker Paul Ryan also weighed in.>> If you're not interested in helping the President, you shouldn't work for the President as far as I'm concerned.
>> The New York Times piece said that officials considered invoking the 25th Amendment of the Constitution to have Trump removed from office. That, adding to speculation that Democrats may try to impeach Trump If they win control of Congress in the November elections. Resistance growing outside and inside the White House.
Trump's presidency is looking more precarious every day.