"We are disappointed, but not surprised, that the paper chose to publish this pathetic, reckless, and selfish op-ed", Sanders said in a statement. Family members of the 28,000 people there, '" Woodward said on CBS "Sunday Morning" as he promoted his upcoming book, Fear: "Trump in the White House.
A Justice Department spokeswoman said the department does not confirm or deny investigations. "I don't know, but it just does not look like the White House that I know".
A day earlier, Trump's top lieutenants stepped forward to repudiate the op-ed in a show of support for their incensed boss, who has ordered aides to unmask the writer.
FILE - Vice President Mike Pence gestures while speaking in Washington, Aug. 24, 2018.
White House Spokesperson Sarah Sanders said that nearly 62 million people voted for Trump and that "none of them voted for a gutless, anonymous source to the failing New York Times".
There is a long list of officials who could have been the author.
More public members of Trump's administration have denied involvement.
While some conservative Trump allies on Capitol Hill have said they want to help the president identify the writer, Speaker Paul D. Ryan, said Thursday he is unaware of any role to that end that lawmakers could or should play.
U.S. President Donald Trump speaks during a "Make America Great Again" rally in Billings, Montana U.S., September 6, 2018. John McCain - do they suggest someone working in national security? "That is to leave", Pompeo said at a news conference.
"Speculation that The New York Times op-ed was written by me or my Principal Deputy is patently false".
Mr Rosendale is challenging Democratic Senator Jon Tester. "Eventually the name of this sick person will come out".
Trump is telling allies, "We should get Hope back here", referring to former White House communications director Hope Hicks. "Find the departments that have purged all Trump supporters from those departments", Caputo told CBN News. "If we're going to meet, it's got to be a fair meeting".
It's unclear what Trump means when he says Woodward's sources have been "disproven", though some officials in his White House have claimed the quotes attributed to them in the book are inaccurate.
"We fully recognise what is happening".
Woodward also reports that Cohn took another memo off Trump's desk that, had the president signed it, would have initiated the process for the United States to withdraw from the North American Free Trade Agreement with Canada and Mexico.