Donald Trump Accused Anonymous Writer of NYT Essay of "Treason?"

Type: Anti-Media AttacksSep 05 2018 Severity:
Targeted: The New York TimesAbout: Freedom of Press
The New York Times published an anonymous essay written by a senior White House official who claimed to be working with others in the administration in efforts to protect the country against Trump's worst instincts. Trump launched into a Tweet-storm, claiming it was fabricated by the NYT, and then making accusations of "TREASON? against either the NYT or the writer themselves. He then called out the NYT to turn "him/her over to the government at once!" for "National Security Purposes".

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