Reince Priebus, chief of staff, came out in support of President Trump in his disdain of the press. The President has not been shy in taking on and confronting a hostile mainstream media. “The FAKE NEWS media (failing [New York Times], [NBC News], [ABC News], [CBS News], [CNN]) is not my enemy, it is the enemy of the American People,” Trump tweeted Friday. They have been the biggest supporters of any opposition to the Trump administration. Do you agree that a hostile press is an enemy of the nation?
As Written By Alex Pfeiffer for the Daily Caller:
White House chief of staff Reince Priebus said Saturday that people should take President Donald Trump’s remark that several media outlets are the “enemy of the American people” seriously.
In his fourth week in office, President Trump ratcheted up his attacks on the press after several stories were published citing unnamed sources about alleged connections between Trump associates and Russia. National Security Adviser Michael Flynn also stepped down from his position after a news report said he discussed sanctions with the Russian ambassador before taking office.
“The FAKE NEWS media (failing [New York Times], [NBC News], [ABC News], [CBS News], [CNN]) is not my enemy, it is the enemy of the American People,” Trump tweeted Friday. The day before the president said that the “level of dishonesty” in the press is “out of control” during a lengthy news conference. Then on Saturday President Trump held a rally in Florida partly because he wanted to speak to supporters “without the filter of the fake news.”
CBS’ John Dickerson asked Priebus on “Face the Nation” Saturday about Trump’s recent tweet about the press being the enemy of the American people. “Should we take that seriously from……
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