My ringside view of Donald Trump’s latest attack on the media

When the president roared at CNN’s Jim Acosta on Wednesday the room froze

On Wednesday morning, as most journalists in Washington were waking bleary-eyed from the marathon midterm election count of the night before, the White House announced by email that Donald Trump would hold a news conference at 11.30am.

Like many journalists I decided to make the trip down to Pennsylvania Avenue.

After the usual queues at the northwest gate of the complex – members of the press corps are required to give their details in advance for a background check by the...
source: Irish Times

2018-11-08 19:58
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