It's almost like we need a constitutional system of checks and balances, where the three major branches of government have authority and responsibility for oversight of the other two:
“It’s just so similar to what so many of us hear from senior people around the White House, you know, three times a week,” [U.S. Senator Ben] Sasse told Fox News’ Hugh Hewitt Thursday morning. “So it’s really troubling, and yet in a way, not surprising.”
Yes, the events of this week are troubling, and many reporters with White House contacts confirm the released details or Woodward's book and the allegations in the anonymous op-ed, so it's not really surprising. Dangerous and worrisome, too, I dare say. Too bad there's nobody in Washington who can do anything about it, huh?