Newspaper article Evening Gazette (Middlesbrough, England)

The Whitehouse; Journalistic Removing Him from Office. He Later Delivered His 'Treasons' to Be Cheerful as Watergate Reporter's Book and Anonymous Staffer's Leak Suggest Angry Trump Might Finally Be Getting His Comeuppance

Newspaper article Evening Gazette (Middlesbrough, England)

The Whitehouse; Journalistic Removing Him from Office. He Later Delivered His 'Treasons' to Be Cheerful as Watergate Reporter's Book and Anonymous Staffer's Leak Suggest Angry Trump Might Finally Be Getting His Comeuppance

Article excerpt

THE hysteria of Donald Trump's screaming tweet brought to mind Kenneth Williams in all his camp Carry On glory.

Instead of Julius Caesar shouting "infamy, infamy, they've all got it in for me" this was the most powerful man in the world yelling "TREASON?" in block capitals.

Between them, Watergate reporter Bob Woodward and an anonymous senior White House official delivered a narrative that could yet prove-Trump's undoing.

The legendary journalist has this week detailed in the release of his new book, how Trump leads a "Crazy Town" administration with those nearest to him believing the President to be "unhinged".

The anonymous administration official claimed they were part of a "quiet resistance" that is working inside the White House to prevent the Trump from putting the world on the brink of war and economic collapse.

The article, published in the New York Times, reinforced ongoing and now long-standing claims about the chaos within the Fright House.

Woodward first rose to journalistic prominence reporting a story about the similarly unhinged Nixon presidency - a tale fuelled in large part then, by an anonymous source.

Back in 1974, he and his partner, Carl Bernstein, called their informant "Deep Throat".

Now we have come full circle, as the author of the anonymous New York Times article has now been labelled "Sheep Throat" as calls for them to show courage and come out from hiding are made.

To Trump's supporters, the writer is a coward. To the President's critics, they are a hero.

Either way, their claims show that those closest to the commander-inchief are not pinning their hopes on Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian involvement in the 2016 election removing him from office.

Instead, even among his own cabinet, there has been discussion of invoking the 25th Amendment, which would start the complex process of impeaching Trump on th grounds that he is unfit to fulfil his duties. …

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