"Our office is above such amateur acts", Jarrod Agen, Pence's deputy chief of staff and communications director, wrote on Twitter.
Place your bets! Several global bookmaking outfits are, incredibly, taking action on the question that has gripped Washington for much of the past 24 hours: Who wrote that New York Times op-ed?
The "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" host then turned his attention to internet speculation that Vice President Mike Pence wrote the piece, given his previous use of the word "lodestar" (which appears in the op-ed).
"It's not mine", Mr Pompeo told reporters during a trip to New Delhi, India.
CNN has released a list of the 13 most likely Trump officials to have authored the op-ed, and Pence is one of them.
"From the beginning of our tenure, we have insisted that the entire [intelligence community] remain focused on our mission to provide the President and policymakers with the best possible intelligence".
In the piece, the official described "early whispers" among members of Trump's Cabinet to take steps to remove him as president, but added they decided against it to avoid a constitutional crisis. Among other things, he cited economic trends and what he expects to be the confirmation of Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh to a seat on the Supreme Court.
Despite facing intense criticism for his Christian beliefs, Pence said the USA remains a "nation of faith", adding, "We'll respect the beliefs and convictions of every American, but I'm just very confident that, as we go forward and serve alongside this president, that there are an bad lot of people across this country that share our faith and appreciate where we stand". The lawmakers have contended that such documents would show wrongdoing on the part of Federal Bureau of Investigation and Justice Department officials.
In a tweet Wednesday evening, Trump wrote a single word: "TREASON?"