Fight or flight: Fearful Trump critics weigh the risk of retribution if he's re-elected

February 23, 2024

Stephanie Grisham, a former press secretary in Trump’s White House, wrote a book about her experience and has become a sharp critic of the former president’s. Then-White House press secretary Stephanie Grisham listens to President Donald Trump talk to reporters from the South Lawn of the White House on Nov. 8, 2019. Spencer Platt / Getty Images file“The next round, hard to imagine, would be much worse” and more “far-reaching,” he added. He deemed Trump’s request “improper” and reported his concerns to a White House attorney. Melina Mara/The Washington Post / Getty Images file“I’m prepared to have the fight and stand for the rule of law,” Vindman told NBC News.