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News Media, Target of Trump’s Declaration of War, Expresses Alarm

Location:
The White House, 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, DC, 20500, United States
Recommendation:
2

For wary Washington journalists, it seemed only a matter of time before Donald Trump’s presidency would lead to a high-tension standoff between his administration and the news media. But on Day 1?

One President With Two Very Different Twitter Voices

Location:
The White House, 1600 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC, 20500, United States
Recommendation:
2

America inaugurated two very different presidents on Jan 20.

With False Claims, President Trump Attacks Media on Turnout and Intelligence Rift

Location:
Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), Langley, VA, United States
Recommendation:
2

President Donald Trump used his first full day in office on Jan 21 to unleash a remarkably bitter attack on the news media, falsely accusing journalists of both inventing a rift between him and intelligence agencies and deliberately understating the size of his inauguration crowd.

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