His main complaint was that the news media had uncovered leaks about intercepted communications between Michael Flynn, ousted this week as national security adviser and Russian Ambassador to the United States Sergei Kisylak, and leaks about his own conversations with the leaders of Mexico and Australia. “The first thing I thought of, how does the press get this information?” he asked.
At his press conference, Trump held to his lie of not being able to release his taxes because of an ongoing audit, and said no one is interested except the press. After repeated attacks on Buzzfeed and CNN, he bullied a CNN reporter into silence.
“I’m protesting the hate speech he stands for,” said Peter Bronson, an 81-year-old Korean War veteran who served on a French air base in Morocco, to The National Memo. “We all served with Muslims. Most of us served in the Middle East.”
When Donald Trump announced that he would be giving a press conference today to discuss his misdealings with veterans groups, members of the media covering his remarks should have known they were in for a wild ride.
Los Angeles Times Marin County, Calif., officials are defending their decision to release graphic details about Robin Williams’ suicide. They have faced some criticism on social media for a press conference Tuesday in which officials laid out how Williams died and how he was found. An official with the sheriff’s office said the release of […]
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A sign of the growing political potency and media taking notice of the Occupy Wall Street protests: Obama got back-to-back questions about it at his press conference just now. The protest “expresses frustrations the American people feel,” he said. “The protesters are giving voice to a more broad-based frustration about how our financial system works.” […]