In the article published Tuesday, Balz warned that Republicans have arrived “at a moment of reckoning” following successive controversies dogging the Trump administration.
This after the Post on Monday published a news-making piece referencing “highly classified information” allegedly revealed by President Trump to Russian diplomats. It was followed up by a tweet from Washington Post Fact Checker columnist Glenn Kessler, who revealed there was “applause in the newsroom as the Russia-leak scoop breaks the Hollywood Access record for most readers per minute.”
In Balz’s seeming advocacy journalism piece, the Post correspondant wrote:
As President Trump has lurched from one crisis to another, Republicans have chosen a strategy of compartmentalization over confrontation, preferring to look away in hopes that the storm would pass. Now, after a pair of stunning revelations about the president, that approach may have run aground. For the GOP, this has become a moment of reckoning.
Balz referenced Trump’s firing of James B. Comey as FBI director and a subsequent New York Timesreport – denied by the White House – that Trump tried during a private meeting to convince Comey to drop an investigation into Michael Flynn, who was fired as national security adviser.Read more at Breitbart