‘I Share That View It’s Not Good Enough’: Jeffrey Goldberg Accepts Criticism, But Says Anonymous Sources Cited ‘Fear of Personal Safety’

Jeffrey Goldberg, editor-in-chief of The Atlantic, whose bombshell story about President Donald Trump last week has ignited untold outrage and furious denials by the White House, accepted the critique that his use of anonymous sources undermined the strength of his report.

Goldberg’s story, which relied on four anonymous sources — but has since been mostly confirmed by three other news organizations, including Fox News, rocked the political-media landscape with just two months left in the 2020 election. Its allegations about Trump’s callous, insulting language about veterans and selfish refusal to travel to honor WWI American war dead resulted in at least 10 current or former Trump White House officials denying the story. Trump himself tweeted an attack on
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