On Wednesday, former Department of Homeland Security official Miles Taylor revealed himself to be “Anonymous,” the author of a New York Times op-ed and a subsequent book critical of President Donald Trump.
However, when asked by CNN’s Anderson Cooper back in August if he was “Anonymous,” Taylor denied it.
Partial transcript as follows:
COOPER: There was an op-ed, a book by someone calling themselves Anonymous. Are you aware of who that is?
TAYLOR: I’m not. Look, that was a parlor game that happened in Washington D.C., of a lot of folks trying to think who that might be. And I have my own thoughts who that might be —
COOPER: You are not Anonymous?
TAYLOR: I wear a mask for two things, Anderson, Halloween and pandemics. So, no.
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