imagine Reuters - albeit with a disclaimed at the bottom - publishing this Deep State rubbish from Weiner, who has long been published by NYT, Politico, etc.
19 Jul: Reuters: Commentary: Trump has attacked U.S. intel agencies. Expect them to strike back.
by Tim Weiner
The foundations of American national security are under assault. The battle lines are drawn. On one side stand the Federal Bureau of Donald Trumps appalling performance in Helsinki was a subversive act. He rejected the conclusion of American intelligence that his election was aided by a hydra-headed act of political warfare controlled by the Kremlin. He did so with a wink and a smile for the smirking autocrat who led the attack...
But they have the power to strike back. For two years now, high-ranking veterans of American intelligence have sounded the alarm about Trump in the starkest language possible...
But there is yet another way that the empire of American intelligence can wound the president.
Trump is haunted by the fear that a cabal of national-security officers is conspiring in secret to overthrow him...
Even paranoids have enemies, and Trump has made real enemies in the realm of American national security. He has struck blows against their empire. One way or another, the empire will strike back.
Tim Weiner has won the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award for reporting and writing on American intelligence. The views expressed in this article are not those of Reuters News.
2 Feb 2018: NYT Op-ed: Tim Weiner: In Trump vs. the F.B.I., Trump Will Lose
He may not believe in the rule of law, but tens of thousands of men and women at the Department of Justice do.
NBC Dateline: Mueller reputation helps Trump-Russia probe
Wed, May 17
Tim Weiner, author of “Enemies, A History of the FBI,” talks with Rachel Maddow about Robert Mueller’s reputation and legacy as Director of the FBI, and the integrity he brings to the Trump-Russia investigation as special counsel.
26 Jan 2018: Politico: Donald Trump Wants to Fight the FBI? Its a Suicide Mission.
Presidents who take on the Bureau rarely win.
By TIM WEINER
Is Trump a greater threat than Nixon? Here’s the big danger ahead.
Washington Post-29 Jan. 2018
To flesh this out, I spoke to Tim Weiner, the veteran journalist and author...