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Is There A 'Soft Coup' Happening At The White House?

The New York Times published an anonymous op-ed Wednesday by "a senior official in the Trump administration" describing "a quiet resistance" in the White House.
President Trump walks away after an event with sheriffs from across the United States, in the East Room of the White House on Sept. 5, 2018 in Washington, D.C. (Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Some political observers are asking whether there’s a “soft coup” underway at the White House, after The New York Times published an anonymous op-ed by “a senior official in the Trump administration” describing “a quiet resistance” among members of President Trump’s inner circle.

‘s Robin Young speaks with  (), professor of history and public affairs at Princeton University and a CNN political analyst. They are joined by (), staff writer at The Atlantic and a former and constitutional crisis.

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