'Someone Is Trying to Pull the Fire Alarm': MSNBC's Rachel Maddow Is Stunned by Trump Official's Anonymous Op-Ed Blasting the President
MSNBC's Rachel Maddow called in to the show "Deadline: White House" Wednesday afternoon to offer her stunned reaction to the news that an anonymous senior official in the Trump administration had published an op-ed revealing efforts to subvert President Donald Trump's leadership of the country because of his incompetence and instability.
"This is an unusual day in American history," Maddow told host Nicolle Wallace. "I just feel like somebody is trying to pull the fire alarm. And I'm not sure that we know as a country know how we are supposed to respond when an alarm like this is sounded."
She continued: "This is somebody who is loyal to the president and seeing the president up close if we believe the premise of this op-ed. Saying that the president is 'erratic' to the point of being so dangerous that people are defying the Constitution and defying their loyalty to him to undermine what he's doing in order to save the country from his impulsive recklessness. And what's essentially described as his mental instability."
The news seemed to rattle Maddow, who has been one of the most relentless critics of the president.
"This brings it to a whole different level," she said. "This feels like the end of something. And I don't know what happens next."
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"This feels like the end of something...." - @maddow on now with @NicolleDWallace on the NYT op-ed from a Sr. Trump… https://t.co/I6zmXaw0rm— Deadline White House (@Deadline White House) 1536179916.0