PBS NewsHour

News Wrap: Anonymous staffer's book says Trump unfit to lead

Clip: 11/08/2019 | 4m 34s

In our news wrap Friday, a new book by an anonymous administration official claims senior officials considered resigning last year in protest of an unfit president with "trouble synthesizing information.” The White House has dismissed the book as lies. Also, the leading Shiite cleric in Iraq, Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani, appealed for the government to stop using violence against protesters.

Aired: 11/08/19

Expired: 12/08/19

Rating: NR

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