NYT: Trump Intensifies His Attacks on Journalists and Condemns F.B.I. ‘Leakers’

NYT: Trump Intensifies His Attacks on Journalists and Condemns F.B.I. ‘Leakers’

By JULIE HIRSCHFELD DAVIS and MICHAEL M. GRYNBAUM FEB. 24, 2017  WASHINGTON — President Trump turned the power of the White House against the news media on Friday, escalating his attacks on journalists as “the enemy of the people” and berating members of his own F.B.I. as “leakers” who he said were putting the nation at risk. In a speech to […]

WP: White House blocks CNN, New York Times from press briefing after Trump slams media

WP: White House blocks CNN, New York Times from press briefing after Trump slams media

                      By Callum Borchers February 24  The White House on Friday barred news outlets — including CNN, the New York Times, Politico and the Los Angeles Times — from attending an off-camera press briefing held by spokesman Sean Spicer, igniting another controversy concerning the relationship between the Trump administration and the […]

CNN: Jake Tapper presses Kellyanne Conway on WH falsehoods & media attacks

CNN: Jake Tapper presses Kellyanne Conway on WH falsehoods & media attacks

By Eli Watkins, CNN Updated 6:38 PM ET, Tue February 7, 2017 CLICK IMAGE for direct link to video Washington (CNN) Top White House adviser Kellyanne Conway appeared on CNN’s “The Lead” Tuesday in a 25-minute interview with Jake Tapper where they discussed President Donald Trump’s falsehoods and the administration’s treatment of the press. “I don’t think […]

NYT: ‘Alternative Facts’ and the Costs of Trump-Branded Reality. New York Times column footnotes falsehoods by Pres. & Press Sec.

NYT: ‘Alternative Facts’ and the Costs of Trump-Branded Reality. New York Times column footnotes falsehoods by Pres. & Press Sec.

investigatingtrump.com editorial note: In what appears to be a new editorial policy for The New York Times, Media Columnist Jim Rutenberg’s piece below contains two footnotes setting the record straight about falsehoods told by President Trump and his Press Secretary Sean Spicer on Saturday. CLICK IMAGE for link to column:  Jim Rutenberg MEDIATOR JAN. 22, 2017 When Donald […]

AP: Wayne Barrett, Tenancious New York City Reporter of Donald Trump Dies Age 71

AP: Wayne Barrett, Tenancious New York City Reporter of Donald Trump Dies Age 71

Jake Pearson and Hillel Italie / AP  (NEW YORK) — Investigative reporter Wayne Barrett, a scourge of New York City power brokers from Rudolph Giuliani to Michael Bloomberg during a decades-long career with the Village Voice and an early and tenacious chronicler of President-elect Donald Trump, died Thursday at age 71. Barrett, who had been […]

CNN: Bob Woodward who Trump thanked for calling dossier “garbage” on FoxNews, says CNN got the story “exactly right”

CNN: Bob Woodward who Trump thanked for calling dossier “garbage” on FoxNews, says CNN got the story “exactly right”

By Melissa Mahtani, CNN Updated 2:35 PM ET, Tue January 17, 2017 (CNN) Legendary journalist Bob Woodward said that CNN’s reporting on a summary of classified information presented to Donald Trump was “exactly right” and it “clearly is news” that intelligence chiefs presented the information to the President-elect. The classified documents presented last week to President Barack […]

LAT: Trump kicks off Martin Luther King weekend by attacking civil rights legend John Lewis

LAT: Trump kicks off Martin Luther King weekend by attacking civil rights legend John Lewis

By Cathleen Decker January 14, 2017 5:53 pm Unwilling to let criticism pass, Donald Trump on Saturday pilloried as “all talk … no action” national icon John Lewis, who was repeatedly beaten by police and nearly lost his life during protests in the long struggle for civil rights. Trump’s Twitter comments about the Georgia congressman came in […]

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