"President Trump is facing a test to his presidency unlike any faced by a modern American leader", said the author of op-ed titled "I am part of the resistance inside the Trump administration". It said some officials had worked from within to frustrate parts of Trump's agenda and protect the country from his worst impulses.
Some Twitter users digitally edited an image of the column to give it a tweaked headline, often making the article appear to come from Star Wars, Star Trek or other fictional characters.
Meanwhile Trump's United Nations envoy Nikki Haley was asked on her way to a meeting of the Security Council if she was the anonymous correspondent and responded, simply: "No".
That speaks to the writer either being in the White House or having access to people who are there regularly. "If I weren't here, I'd believe The New York Times probably wouldn't even exist".
The former NY businessman and reality TV star has had an unusually high level of staff turnover and has sometimes publicly criticized his top aides.
"In a statement, she called it a "pathetic, reckless and selfish op-ed" and said: "[The author] is not putting his country first, but putting himself and his ego ahead of the will of the people.
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White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders encouraged Americans to flood the New York Times switchboard in protest over an anonymous op-ed from a member of the Trump Administration. "I also think that's not particularly relevant, meaning like, who it is", Conway said. The anonymous author was gutless, the president said.
Colbert discussed the piece further with his guest, former secretary of state John Kerry, who said the implications of the article "scared the hell out of him".
Mr Trump seethed about the piece and presented it as one more jab from the ranks of disgruntled critics in denial about his presidential successes, even as Washington was consumed with speculation about who wrote it.
The president had not commented beyond a tweet Thursday morning after expressing his outrage at the "gutless editorial" Wednesday but was headed to a campaign rally in Montana later in the day.
As the Times tells it, an intermediary approached op-ed editor Jim Dao a week ago saying that someone in the administration wanted to write the piece.
Denying any move to replace the defence secretary, Trump described Mattis as a terrific person and said "he is doing a fantastic job as secretary".
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Woodward repeatedly requested an interview with Trump for the book, but did not succeed.
"This is just another example of the liberal media's concerted effort to discredit the President", White House Press Secretary Sanders said. The newspaper had no response to Trump's tweet that the identity be revealed for national security reasons.
Outside of the administration, the essay will set off one of Washington's favourite games - guessing the identity of an unknown author.
The book claims that after Syrian President Bashar al-Assad ordered chemical weapons to be used against civilians in April of previous year, Trump called Mattis and said he wanted to assassinate Assad.
"We have a very good agreement and understanding that we're going to get our government funded", the Wisconsin Republican said during his weekly news conference Thursday.
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