This is dangerous. Of course, Republican leaders won’t say anything. They have totally caved in to him. Trump’s attacks on the media just get worse.
Trump’s attacks on the U.S. media while overseas — crying “fake news” and bashing correspondents from CNN and NBC — come as he prepares to meet with (in hopes of befriending) Vladimir Putin, who jails and kills journalists.
— Philip Rucker (@PhilipRucker) July 14, 2018
“Disrespected” by trying to ask a question?? https://t.co/KPHJtBScDg
— Abby D. Phillip (@abbydphillip) July 14, 2018
Here is the statement from Fox News's John Roberts, who was selected by Trump to ask a question after CNN's Jim Acosta was dissed. pic.twitter.com/Wp4PDIP4xg
— ErikWemple (@ErikWemple) July 13, 2018
Some reporters criticized Fox News' John Roberts for allowing Trump to move on so easily after steamrolling CNN’s Jim Acosta https://t.co/1MH4FF8EzT
— POLITICO (@politico) July 14, 2018
Trump is so proud of how he snubbed CNN, that he watched CNN to see how CNN would cover his snubbing CNN, and now he's complaining that CNN isn't giving enough attention to his CNN snub. So … he may have to watch CNN to see how they cover this snub! Take that, CNN. https://t.co/wN0fa3YvR7
— Mark Sumner (@Devilstower) July 14, 2018
— The Hill (@thehill) July 14, 2018
"Disrespected?" After Trump insulted CNN, Acosta said, "Mr. President, since you attacked CNN, can I ask you a question?" Then Acosta said CNN is real, not fake. And that's that. https://t.co/6M6RJTCyVO
— Brian Stelter (@brianstelter) July 14, 2018
Two good ideas for drastic measures. Nothing will change unless something is done to show Trump his behavior is unacceptable.
Imagine the statement that would make to @realDonaldTrump
And imagine the statement it would make to the world
— Don Winslow (@donwinslow) July 14, 2018
Of course other networks could show solidarity with CNN by choosing not to have White House guests on tomorrow. https://t.co/BSV0ML8JTC
— Bill Kristol (@BillKristol) July 14, 2018