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She Has Made Trump's Bed, and She's Undocumented

'NYT' talks to woman who says she worked as undocumented employee at NJ golf club

(Newser) - Victorina Morales knows she stands a good chance of getting fired, or even deported, after speaking to the New York Times about her time as a housekeeper for President Trump's golf club in Bedminster, NJ. But the Guatemalan native says Trump's comments against Latin American immigrants, as well... More »

'Hundreds' of Texts Could Derail Les Moonves' $120M CBS Exit

'NYT' has details of new #MeToo accusation against the ex-CBS chief

(Newser) - A "monthslong cascade of hundreds of text messages" could cost Les Moonves $120 million. That's the crux of a New York Times expose that details a triangle with the former head of CBS, a floundering Hollywood manager, and an actress who once "radiated star power"—and... More »

She Was Called a Dead Reality Star. That's Not Quite Right

The 'New York Times' looks at the life of Lyric McHenry

(Newser) - Lyric McHenry was found dead hours after celebrating her 26th birthday in Manhattan, and the coverage of her death "reduced [her] to the facts as written in a hurried police report: black woman, pregnant, possible cocaine, deserted street in the Bronx," writes Zoe Greenberg for the New York ... More »

Trump Responds to NYT Report on His Inheritance

'Very old, boring'

(Newser) - Those waiting for President Trump's response to the New York Times investigation into what it says was the $413 million inheritance (in today's dollars) he received and the alleged "dubious tax schemes" around it got it mid-morning. The president tweeted , "The Failing New York Times did... More »

Report: Rosenstein Wanted to Record, Oust Trump

But deputy attorney general denies 'New York Times' report about 25th Amendment

(Newser) - The New York Times is out with quite a story: It says Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein proposed secretly recording President Trump last year and using the recordings to have Trump ousted from office. Rosenstein, however, flatly denies it, calling the story "inaccurate and factually incorrect" in a statement.... More »

Anita Hill Offers Advice to Senators

Have a neutral investigation done, and don't rush

(Newser) - The Senate Judiciary Committee has invited Brett Kavanaugh and his accuser, Christine Blasey Ford, to testify on Monday . Too soon, writes Anita Hill in the New York Times . In an op-ed offering senators advice on how to proceed from her unique perspective, Hill suggests that senators first employ a neutral,... More »

Roger Stone Has a Theory on Anonymous Op-Ed

He suggests the 'New York Times' wrote it, not a White House staffer

(Newser) - We still don't know who wrote the anti-Trump op-ed that appeared in the New York Times, but Trump ally Roger Stone thinks he's figured it out. "I have a theory that no one wrote it," he tells CNN in an interview cited by Real Clear Politics... More »

Trump Wants Justice Department to Unmask Op-Ed Writer

President sees it as a matter of national security if author is a high-ranking official

(Newser) - President Trump has demanded that the New York Times reveal the name of the person who penned a scathing anonymous op-ed against him this week, and a Washington Post report noted that "startled" White House aides are even scrutinizing the opinion piece's language patterns to see if they... More »

4 Possible Culprits Behind Trump Op-Ed

Pundit doesn't put Mike Pence on the short list

(Newser) - Tucker Carlson of Fox News think he has a "pretty good idea" who wrote the anti-Trump op-ed now in wide circulation, but he's awaiting confirmation before going public, reports the Hill . At the Weekly Standard , Michael Warren has narrowed it down to four likely suspects:
  • Larry Kudlow, chair
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Use of 'Lodestar' in Trump Op-Ed Leads to Speculation

President says Times 'must' reveal anonymous source

(Newser) - "TREASON?" tweeted President Trump after the New York Times published an op-ed from an anonymous administration official who described his leadership style as "impetuous" and "adversarial" and spoke of a "resistance" inside a deeply unstable administration. In a follow-up tweet , the president told the newspaper to... More »

She Was Hired by the NYT. Then Her Old Tweets Surfaced

Newspaper sticks by Sarah Jeong over posts some say were racist

(Newser) - On Wednesday, the New York Times announced tech writer Sarah Jeong would join its editorial board. By Thursday it was running a follow-up , noting outrage over what the BBC calls "inflammatory" tweets about white people Jeong had posted between 2013 and 2015. In her posts, Jeong, born in South... More »

NYT Publisher Issues Statement on Meeting With Trump

AG Sulzberger says he warned the president about labeling the press as Americans' enemy

(Newser) - The publisher of the New York Times has released a statement following President Trump's tweet about a meeting the two had together July 20. According to AG Sulzberger, the White House requested the meeting, which Trump said Sunday morning centered around the "vast amounts of Fake News being... More »

Trump: NYT Publisher and I Met, Talked 'Fake News'

Says he and Sulzberger sat down at White House and discussed 'Enemy of the People'

(Newser) - President Trump has met with the head of one of his favorite whipping boys, per one of a flurry of tweets early Sunday: "Had a very good and interesting meeting at the White House with A.G. Sulzberger, Publisher of the New York Times. Spent much time talking about... More »

Top NYT Reporter Explains Her Break From Twitter

Maggie Haberman is tired of the 'toxic' environment

(Newser) - The man she covers might be a regular on Twitter, but you'll no longer find New York Times reporter Maggie Haberman issuing tweets of her own. In an op-ed in the Times , the White House correspondent explains why she's taking a break from the platform for the foreseeable... More »

Giuliani Sets Tough New Conditions for Trump Interview

The attorney wants evidence Trump committed a crime before a sit-down takes place

(Newser) - The White House is changing its posture in the ongoing saga of the Mueller probe. Trump attorney Rudy Giuliani tells the New York Times that the president will sit for an interview with Robert Mueller only if the special counsel can show evidence that Trump committed a crime. "If... More »

'Mad With Rage,' This Singer Took to Self-Harm for Relief

Garbage singer Shirley Manson recalls her history with cutting

(Newser) - Unrequited love, a "peculiar, joyless relationship," depression, and a feeling of not fitting in like other girls is what drove Shirley Manson "mad with rage" when she was in her late teens—and what led to her longtime "secret." The Garbage frontwoman reveals that secret... More »

Senate Aide Allegedly Lied About Dating Reporter

James Wolfe charged with lying to FBI about 'New York Times' journalist Ali Watkins

(Newser) - A former employee of the Senate intelligence committee has been arrested on charges of lying to the FBI about contacts he had with multiple reporters. James A. Wolfe, the longtime director of security for the committee—one of multiple congressional panels investigating potential ties between Russia and the Trump campaign—... More »

After Defense of Harassment, Jason Bateman Apologizes

He'd defended Jeffrey Tambor's attack on Jessica Walter

(Newser) - Jason Bateman is apologizing a day after an emotional interview with the cast of Arrested Development was published by the New York Times ahead of the show's fifth season. It touched upon allegations of sexual misconduct against star Jeffrey Tambor, as well as his admission earlier this month, via... More »

Don't Want Trump to Win in 2020? Stop Being So Preachy

'NYT' piece says liberals don't realize how 'self-righteous' they can be

(Newser) - Retaliation against liberals may be what ends up getting President Trump re-elected. That's Gerard Alexander's take for the New York Times , in which he notes liberals are inspirational in their idealism and smart—but "not as smart and persuasive as they think." Alexander warns that liberals,... More »

We Should All Be Worried About Barnes & Noble

David Leonhardt: It's in the country's best interest for the chain to thrive

(Newser) - Barnes & Noble is in real danger of disappearing, and that has David Leonhardt of the New York Times worried. This isn't just a case of a corporate giant being unable to keep up with the new age, he writes. It's the result of a misguided government policy... More »

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