[ExI] POL: Re: Freedom of the press
danust2012 at gmail.com
Wed May 3 17:45:32 UTC 2017
On May 3, 2017, at 10:20 AM, John Clark <johnkclark at gmail.com> wrote:
> On February 27 2016 Trump said "We're going to open up the libel laws so when they write falsely we can sue the media and we can get these stories corrected and get damages."
> On March 30, 2017 Trump tweeted "The failing @nytimes has disgraced the media world. Gotten me wrong for two solid years. Change libel laws?"
> On May 1 2017 Trump invited Philippine dictator Rodrigo Duterte to the White House, Duterte has said "Just because you're a journalist you are not exempted from assassination if you're a son of a bitch".
> On May 2 2017 Trump's Chief of Staff Reince Priebus said that a Constitutional Amendment to change the guarantee of freedom of the press so that the President can sue anyone who saysanything about him he doesn't like "is being looked at".
> Oh well, at least we won't have to face the horrors of Hillary's Email server.
Consider this piece from a year ago:
It's interesting to see that you believe people only feared her for her email server issues. You actually don't see that she had other problems? In fact, of the folks I personally know who voted against her, I don't know a single one who went on and on about the email server. Their main concern seemed to be with her overall record long before her email server problems became news.
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