The hashtag #FreePress is trending today, partly because hundreds of newspapers have published editorials criticizing President Trump for slamming the media. Meanwhile, WH reporters were gathered today in the Cabinet Room to cover President Trump’s meeting, and the president put their minds at ease about press freedom:
Trump tweaks reporters in the Cabinet Room: “If you’d like, you can stay. If you’d like, you can leave. … Freedom of the press."
— David Martosko (@dmartosko) August 16, 2018
TRUMP to reporters in the Cabinet Room: “If you’d like, you can stay. If you’d like, you can leave.. freedom of the press.”
— Charlie Spiering (@charliespiering) August 16, 2018
Oof! That just might be enough to spark another “Dear Diary”-style response from Jim Acosta.
? And they stayed of course. https://t.co/NJsH8OZMS1
— Roscoe Streyle ?? (@RKStreyle) August 16, 2018
We’re assuming that to be the case.
— Stephen Shaw (@czechov) August 16, 2018
Trump is such a savage. lol. https://t.co/MSBjq2rxyU
— Jesse Kelly® (@JesseKellyDC) August 16, 2018
Troll level: Presidential https://t.co/0Wcyjgp2nt
— DJ (@DJNYified) August 16, 2018
— Kambree Kawahine Koa (@KamVTV) August 16, 2018
Jim Acosta screams into his pillow
— Me Chomper (@chmpr) August 16, 2018
it's going to be lit at the 2020 convention when 20,000 Republicans in Space Force hats are all chanting "FREE PRESS! FREE PRESS!" https://t.co/WWIgz0ZKBn
— Greg Pollowitz (@GPollowitz) August 16, 2018
That would be out of this world!